Nuclear war and annihilation are imminent in a way not seen for decades. Chesapeake PSR supports PSR's Back from the Brink resolution, a call to prevent nuclear war.
A nuclear weapons ban is more critical than ever. Read about our work to educate health professionals, policymakers and the public on the danger of nuclear weapons - and why there is a ray of hope.
After decades of deadlock over disarmament, the United Nations is developing a treaty to prohibit the use of nuclear weapons. Chesapeake PSR spent the week in New York showing support for the ban effort.
The U.S. boycotted the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty negotiations that began March 27, 2017 at the U.N. More than 115 nations participated on the first day, but, as expected, the U.S. and other nuclear-armed states boycotted.
Twenty-one Nobel Peace laureates held a summit and called for a global nuclear weapons ban. PSR's Ira Helfand was there representing the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.