There are many people who feel the issue of nuclear disarmament is THE central issue of our age.  Like a lot of people, I suspect, I can’t even “get my head around” this problem.  It is too frightening, and I suspect that this is one reason that advocating nuclear disarmament is always a tough sell, and why public support for nuclear disarmament (and related issues like nuclear power plants and DU) doesn’t seem to get much “traction” in Washington.

At any rate, here are some good organizations and websites about this issue.  As usual, I will update this list as I become aware of other groups, and I welcome feedback and CONSTRUCTIVE criticism.


P.S.  I have not included military or defense sites on this list.  There are, however, several general peace groups here, but I have not included groups which are focused on biological or chemical weapons, cluster munitions or other specific types of weapons.  I will post those at a later time, insha Allah.

The Abalone Alliance

The Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy
“…to promote effective approaches to international security, disarmament and  arms control.”

Aldermaston Women’s Peace Camp

Alliance for Nuclear Accountability
“A national network of organizations working to address issues of nuclear     weapons production and waste cleanup”

Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility [California]

American Friends Service Committee

Felicity Arbuthnot

Arms Control Association
“The authoritative source on arms control”

Beyond Nuclear
“Working for a World Free from Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons”

“C-10 envisions…a clean, safe, sustainable, non-nuclear future”

Campaign Against the Arms Trade

Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility

Canadian Peace Alliance

Center for Nonproliferation Studies
“Combating the spread of weapons of mass destruction with training and analysis”

The Chigoku Shimbum [Hiroshima, Japan]

Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade

Fellowship of Reconciliation

Friends Committee on National Legislation

Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space

Global Security Institute
“Promoting security for all through the elimination of nuclear weapons”

Green Nuclear Butterfly
“We Are The Revolution”

Greenpeace International
Nuclear Reaction
“Blogging the Meltdown of the Nuclear Industry”

Institute for Policy Studies
“Ideas into Action for Peace, Justice and the Environment”

The Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, Inc.

Los Alamos Study Group
“Nuclear Disarmament. Environmental Protection. Social Justice. Economic     Sustainability.”

Malu Aina [Hawaii]
Center for Nonviolent Education and Action

Mennonite Central Committee [pacifist Christians]

Muslim-Christian Initiative on the Nuclear Weapons Danger
“Dialogue and Partnership in Caring for God’s Creation”

Nevada Nuclear Waste Task Force

No Nuclear [Sweden] [in Swedish and English]

Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

Nuclear Free Future Award

Nuclear Free Future Month
“A Month of Nuclear-Free Awareness and Action”

Nuclear Free Zone, New Zealand

Nuclear Information and Resource Service [NIRS]

Nuclear Threat Initiative
“Working for a Safer World”
Global Security Newswire

Nuclear Watch South

The Nuclear Weapons Archive
Israel’s Nuclear Weapons Program

Peace, No War
“War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate”

Ploughshares Fund
“Investing in security and peace worldwide”

Project for Nuclear Awareness
“Working to End the Threat of Nuclear Weapons”

Sortir du Nucleaire
“…currently the main French antinuclear coalition…”

South Asians Against Nukes

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
The Arms Trade

Student Peace Action Network