Author Archive for: Maaike Beenes

ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Don’t Bank on the Bomb is a project from PAX supporting the International…

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Ban treaty negotiations side event: Don’t Bank on the Bomb

As the negotiations for a treaty banning nuclear weapons continue in the UN in New York, PAX organised as side event about the implementation of a prohibition on the financing of in the new treaty. On the panel were Bonnie Docherty (Harvard International Human Rights Law Clinic and Human Rights Watch), Susi Snyder (PAX) and Maaike Beenes (PAX). Read more

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Briefing paper: Banning investment – An explicit prohibition on the financing of nuclear weapons producers

On March 27, negotiations started in the United Nations in New York on a new legally binding instrument banning nuclear weapons. PAX submitted a working paper to the conference on the issue of an explicit prohibition on financing in the new treaty.

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Banking on a ban: nuclear ban negotiations side event

On the opening day of the UN negotiations for a new legal instrument banning nuclear weapons, PAX and the Future of Life Institute hosted a side event on the impact a treaty banning nuclear weapons would have on nuclear-armed states. Speakers included Fabian Hamilton, Member of the UK Parliament; John Tierney (Council for a Livable World); Max Tegmark (Future of Life Institute & MIT); and Ray Acheson (Reaching Critical Will of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom). Read more

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Australian Ethical (Australia)

Australian Ethical is an Australian investment manager and superannuation fund….

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Don’t Bank on the Bomb 2015 Launch week overview

Time to reflect. On November 12, we launched the 2015 update of the Don’t…

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Over 3000 people tell US insurance company State Farm to divest!

After a great action by the US-based Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, over 3000…

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Don’t Bank on the Bomb in Scotland

With a public meeting at the Ediburgh Peace and Justice Centre on 16 November,…

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Media coverage for the 2015 report launch

Thanks to the incredible support of ICAN campaigners across the globe, the Don’t…

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Don’t Bank on the Bomb at Westminster Parliament

On 10 November Wilbert and Maaike presented Don’t Bank on the Bomb 2015…

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