Voices from Pacific Island Countries

Voices from Pacific Island Countries

The APLN project "Nuclear Disarmament and the Anthropocene" amplifies voices from Pacific Island Countries that highlight the inequities and injustices of nuclear weapons policies and practices that exacerbate existential risks, including climate change. Together with other individuals, international organizations, and civil society groups across the Pacific Islands, we hope to raise global awareness of the shared responsibility to address human and environmental security challenges in the region.

  • Keeping Nuclear Memories Alive
    VOICES FROM PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES

    Keeping Nuclear Memories Alive

    15 Feb 2024 | Brooke TAKALA

    Brooke Takala explores the pivotal role of Pacific Islanders in global nuclear disarmament efforts and offers advice to younger generations on how to best navigate the anti-nuclear movement.

  • The Politics of Nuclear Waste Disposal: Lessons from Australia
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    The Politics of Nuclear Waste Disposal: Lessons from Australia

    23 Jan 2024 | Jim GREEN and Dimity HAWKINS

    Jim Green and Dimity Hawkins explore Australia's historical mismanagement of nuclear waste, emphasizing the infringement on Indigenous rights and urging legal reforms, while questioning the ...

  • Seeing the Sun: Nuclear (in)visibility in the Mariana Islands of Guam & Tinian
    VOICES FROM PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES

    Seeing the Sun: Nuclear (in)visibility in the Mariana Islands of Guam & Tinian

    20 Dec 2023 | Sylvia C. FRAIN and Fiona AMUNDSEN

    Frain and Amundsen examine the impact of nuclear policies on the Mariana Islands, advocating for a reassessment of the nuclear legacy, ethical visual methodologies, and various forms of resistance to ...

  • The Second Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: ...
    VOICES FROM PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES

    The Second Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: ...

    15 Dec 2023 | Marianne HANSON

    Marianne Hanson provides a detailed summary of the TPNW 2MSP, highlighting key findings, proposed initiatives, and challenges, emphasizing the importance of the TPNW MSPs as a crucial forum for ...

  • [Infographic] Nuclear Tests in the Pacific
    VOICES FROM PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES

    [Infographic] Nuclear Tests in the Pacific

    23 Nov 2023 | APLN

    An infographic highlighting the nuclear tests conducted by the United States, France, and the UK in the Pacific from 1946 to 1996.

  • [Infographic] TPNW in the Pacific
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    [Infographic] TPNW in the Pacific

    4 Oct 2023 | APLN

    An infographic highlighting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) signature and ratification status among countries in the Pacific (as of September 2023).