Nuclear Weapons Testing

5 August 1995

The 26th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, August 1-6, 1995 in Helsinki, Finland:

The 26th International WILPF Congress call s for an immediate halt to the French plans to explode nuclear devices in the South Pacific’s Muroroa atoll. These actions will cause irreparable damage to the environment, to the health of the region’s citizens as well as to global disarmament efforts. There must be NO MORE nuclear testing anywhere by any country.

Action: Write or fax to French President Jacques Chirac; and

(b) petition to go to each section. Nuclear production The 26th International WILPF Congress reaffirms WILPF’s demands that

a. research, development, production and use of nuclear weapons and energy be stopped;

b. uranium mining be halted; and c. nuclear power production be phased out and replaced by environmentally friendly energy sources.

Action: WILPF sections to campaign with others for appropriate government decisions.