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Conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons

07-02-2014 Event

The Government of Mexico will host a Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons. This Conference will broaden the discussion about the damage and risks of nuclear weapons. These are the most dangerous weapons of mass destruction in the world, because their destructive power cannot be circumscribe to a determined time and place.

Event Info

Where: Nayarit, Mexico

When: 13.02.2014-14.02.2014

More on the ICRC's position on the impact of nuclear weapons:

 Who will assist the victims of nuclear weapons?

Statement by Peter Maurer, President of the ICRC, International conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons, Oslo, 4-5 March 2013

No way to deliver assistance in the event of a nuclear explosion

The ICRC warns that, as things stand, there is no effective way of delivering humanitarian assistance to victims of a nuclear blast.

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