World Court Project (WCP)

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History

14-15 May 1992, Geneva (Switzerland), at International Launch Meeting sponsored by International Peace Bureau (IPB), International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW). Full title: World Court Project on Nuclear Weapons and International Law. Disbanded, 2007.

Aims

Promote and implement the 1996 Advisory Opinion from the International Court of Justice on the legal status of the threat and use of nuclear weapons; work with the Middle Powers Initiative to facilitate dialogue with politicians, diplomats and citizen groups to achieve nuclear abolition.

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Activities

Organizes citizen forums; supports non-violent direct actions.

Structure

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Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 11 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Defence
    • Arms
  • Law
    • Law
    • Tribunals, Courts

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F5217

Last News Received

1. Jun 2007
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