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An interactive map profiling the practical, legal and political steps being taken towards complete nuclear disarmament created by The Simon Foundation, a charitable organization based in Vancouver, Canada, with a focus on education on nuclear disarmament, international law and human security.

Alliance for Nuclear Accountability
Alliance for Nuclear Accountability
 
Founded in 1987, the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA) is a network of over 30 local, regional and national groups representing the concerns of communities...
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Arms Control Association
Arms Control Association
 
Founded in 1971, the ACA is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies. In addition to the regular press briefings ACA ...
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The ATOM Project
The ATOM Project
 
The ATOM Project is an international campaign designed to do more than create awareness surrounding the human and environmental devastation caused by nuclear weapons testing.
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Beyond Nuclear
 
Beyond Nuclear aims to educate and activate the public about the connections between nuclear power and nuclear weapons and the need to abandon both to safeguard our future.
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Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World
Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World
 
In 2007, 46 organizations joined forces to create the Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World to promote practical steps today to free the world from nuclear weapons tomorrow...
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - Nuclear Policy Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - Nuclear Policy Program
 
In 2007, 46 organizations joined forces to create the Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World to promote practical steps today to free the world from nuclear weapons tomorrow...
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The Center for Arms Control and Nuclear Non-Proliferation
The Center for Arms Control and Nuclear Non-Proliferation
 
The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan research organization dedicated to enhancing international peace and security in the 21st century.
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Council for a Livable World
Council for a Livable World
 
Council for a Livable World is a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to reducing the danger of nuclear weapons and increasing national security.
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CTBTO Preparatory Commission
CTBTO Preparatory Commission
 
The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) bans nuclear explosions by everyone, everywhere: on the Earth's surface, in the atmosphere, underwater and underground and makes it very difficult for countries to develop nuclear...
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The Daisy Alliance
The Daisy Alliance
 
The Daisy Alliance is a nonpartisan grassroots peace organization seeking global security through nuclear nonproliferation, disarmament, and the elimination of all Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)-nuclear, chemical, and biological.
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>Don't Bank on the Bomb
Don't Bank on the Bomb
 
A global report on the financing of nuclear weapons producers.
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EastWest Institute
EastWest Institute
 
The EastWest Institute seeks to make the world a safer place by addressing the seemingly intractable problems that threaten regional and global stability. EWI is dedicated to assisting countries achieve the twin goals of nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament.
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Federation of American Scientists
Federation of American Scientists
 
FAS works to provide science-based analysis of catastrophic threats to national and international security and to develop policy solutions to reduce these threats. FAS experts examine issues related to nuclear weapons policy, disarmament, nuclear energy, radiological...
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Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space
 
The Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space was founded in 1992 and has met each year in order to bring together key activists who are working on, or are interested in, space issues. It was the...
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Global Security Institute
Global Security Institute
 
The Global Security Institute is dedicated to strengthening international cooperation and security based on the rule of law, with a particular focus on nuclear arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament. GSI was founded by Senator Alan Cranston whose insight that...
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Global Zero
Global Zero
 
Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of all nuclear weapons whose members understand that the only way to eliminate the nuclear threat . including proliferation and nuclear terrorism . is to stop the spread of nuclear weapons, secure all nuclear materials ...
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Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action
Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action
 
Ground Zero offers the opportunity to explore the meaning and practice of nonviolence from a perspective of deep spiritual reflection, providing a means for witnessing to and resisting all nuclear...
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Hanford Challenge
Hanford Challenge
 
Hanford Challenge exists to transform Hanford's nuclear legacy into a model of safe and effective cleanup.
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International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global
International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global
 
The International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (INES) is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering peace and sustainability. Representing scientists and engineers...
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Los Alamos Study Group
Los Alamos Study Group
 
The Los Alamos Study Group provides leadership on nuclear disarmament and related issues in New Mexico and nationally. Their work includes research and scholarship, education of decisionmakers, providing an information clearinghouse for journalists, organizing...
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Mayors for Peace 2020 Vision Campaign
Mayors for Peace 2020 Vision Campaign
 
A campaign by Mayors for Peace, an international organization of mayors devoted to protecting cities from the scourge of war and mass destruction, calling for the total abolition of nuclear weapons by 2020.
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Middle Powers Initiative
Middle Powers Initiative
 
The Middle Powers Initiative is dedicated to the worldwide reduction and elimination of nuclear weapons, in a series of well-defined stages accompanied by increasing verification and control.
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Natural Resources Defense Council
Natural Resources Defense Council
 
NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.4 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.
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Nevada Desert Experience
Nevada Desert Experience
 
The mission of Nevada Desert Experience (NDE) is to stop testing, development and use of nuclear and other weapons systems through a campaign of prayer, education, dialogue, and nonviolent direct action.
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Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
 
The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's mission is to educate and advocate for peace and a world free of nuclear weapons, and to empower peace leaders.
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Nuclear Security Project
Nuclear Security Project
 
Four senior US statesmen with deep national security credentials - former Secretary of State George P. Shultz, former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger and former Senator Sam Nunn - joined together in 2007...
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Nuclear Threat Initiative
Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)
 
The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a mission to strengthen global security by reducing the risk of use and preventing the spread of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and to work to build...
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NukeFree.org
NukeFree.org
 
NukeFree.org, created by musicians Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne and Graham Nash, along with longtime energy activists and colleagues, Harvey Wasserman and Tom Campbell, is an on-going grassroots campaign and website providing...
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The Peace Farm
The Peace Farm
 
Since its founding, the Peace Farm has been involved in educational, protest and advocacy work on a wide range of peace, social justice and environmental issues. They have hosted practiccus for college students and spiritual and...
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Peaceworks Kansas City
Peaceworks Kansas City
 
PeaceWorks, Kansas City seeks a world of peace and security for all, both today and for future generations, which includes opposing war and militarism and global weapons of mass destruction.
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Physicians for Social Responsibility
Physicians for Social Responsibility
 
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) has been working for more than 50 years to create a healthy, just and peaceful world for both the present and future generations. By using their medical and public health...
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Ploughshares Fund
Ploughshares Fund
 
Ploughshares Fund supports and partners with organizations working to promote the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons. Their work aims to: develop the necessary research to safely eliminate nuclear weapons...
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Project for Nuclear Awareness
Project for Nuclear Awareness
 
The Project for Nuclear Awareness seeks to create the conditions for complete nuclear disarmament through youth-led research and policy change.
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Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
 
The purpose of the Pugwash Conferences is to bring together, from around the world, influential scholars and public figures concerned with reducing the danger of armed conflict and seeking cooperative solutions for global problems...
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Reaching Critical Will
Reaching Critical Will
 
Reaching Critical Will (RCW) is the disarmament programme of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the oldest women's peace organization in the world.
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Rocky Flats: A Call to Guardianship
Rocky Flats: A Call to Guardianship
 
Nuclear Guardianship combines art, science, and remembrance to address the seemingly intractable human-caused problem of nuclear contamination with wisdom and creativity.
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Tri-Valley CAREs
Tri-Valley CAREs
 
Tri-Valley CAREs works to strengthen global security by stopping the development of new nuclear weapons in the US and promoting the elimination of nuclear weapons globally. Nuclear weapons decrease rather than increase human security. Nuclear weapons pose...
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Union of Concerned Scientists
Union of Concerned Scientists
 
The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. Joining with citizens across the country, we combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions...
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Vandenburg Witness
Vandenburg Witness
 
The purpose of Vandenberg Witness is to expose the Vandenberg Air Force Base mission as a key installation for U.S. imperial war-making, global dominance and space supremacy, and highlight current and ongoing efforts in resistance to that mission.
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Western States Legal Foundation
Western States Legal Foundation
 
Western States Legal Foundation (WSLF) grew out of the movement against nuclear power and weapons in the early 1980's. Founded in 1982 to provide legal assistance to nonviolent peace and environmental activists, WSLF has helped build both...
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Wildfire
Wildfire
 
Wildfire's primary aim is to rid the world of nuclear weapons through inflammatory and unconventional methods.
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>World Future Council
World Future Council
 
The World Future Council consists of 50 eminent global change-makers from governments, parliaments, civil society, academia, the arts and business. We work to pass on a healthy planet and just societies to our children and grandchildren with a focus on identifying...
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Nuclear-Free Zones - Countries

Austria
Estonia
Italy
New Zealand

Nuclear-Free Zones - Cities

Canada:
Kitimat
Nanaimo
Red Deer
Regina
Saskatchewan
Vancouver
Victoria

United Kingdom:
Manchester
Wales

United States:
Arcata, CA
Berkeley, CA
Boulder, CO
Chicago, IL
Cleveland Heights, OH
Davis, CA
East Windsor, CT
Eugene, OR
Garrett Park, MD
Hawaii County, HI
Hayward, CA
Homer, AK
Iowa City, IA
Marin County, CA
Missoula, MT
Oberlin, OH
New York City, NY
Sac and Fox Nation, OK
Santa Cruz, CA
Sebastopol, CA
Sykesville, MD
Takoma Park, MD