About Susi Snyder

Susi Snyder Susi is the project lead for the PAX No Nukes project, she also coordinates the Don’t Bank on the Bomb research and campaign. She is an expert on nuclear weapons, with over two decades experience working at the intersect between nuclear weapons and human rights. In addition to the annual Don't Bank on the Bomb reports, Susi has published numerous reports and articles, including Banned but Allied: Next steps for NATO Alliance members after the adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (2018); Escalating tensions: The perfect time to negotiate the outlaw and elimination of nuclear weapons(2015); Dealing with a ban (2015); The Rotterdam Blast: The immediate humanitarian consequences of a 12 kiloton nuclear explosion (2014); ‘Disarm, dismantle and make a profit: A cost-benefit analysis of nuclear modernisation versus nuclear disarmament’ (2013), and Withdrawal Issues: What NATO countries say about the future of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe (2011). She represents PAX on the International Steering Group of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Susi is a 2016 Nuclear Free Future Award Laureate. Previously, Mrs. Snyder served as the Secretary General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) at their Geneva secretariat, and she is still President of the WILPF United Nations Office. She was named Hero of Las Vegas in 2001 for her work with Indigenous populations against US nuclear weapons development and nuclear waste dumping. Susi currently lives in Utrecht, the Netherlands with her husband and son.



Author Archives: Susi Snyder

Meet our team!

March 13th, 2019 | by Susi Snyder

Susi Snyder Susi is the project lead for the PAX No Nukes project, she also coordinates the Don’t Bank on


Calling the bombs back?

March 8th, 2019 | by Susi Snyder

Boeing is working on a project that would allow intercontinental ballistic missiles to self-destruct once they’ve already been launched


No outcomes Hanoi Summit

February 28th, 2019 | by Susi Snyder

Even with no outcomes from the Hanoi Summit between Trump and Kim, peace talks still have value. With a starting


India and Pakistan

February 27th, 2019 | by Susi Snyder

Yesterday, India conducted an air strike in Pakistan. Last night, Pakistani Prime Minister Khan is reported to have consulted with


INF Suspension: Who benefits?

February 1st, 2019 | by Susi Snyder

On 2 February, the United States is planning on suspending it’s participation in the only treaty it has ever signed


Nagasaki Never Again!

August 1st, 2018 | by Susi Snyder

On 29 July the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun organised a symposium on the Road to Nuclear Abolition.  Susi spoke at



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