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Saber Chowdhury elected as President of Inter Parliamentary Union

PNND Co-President Saber Chowdhury was today elected to be the incoming president of the Inter Parliamentary Union.

Climate change, the Ebola pandemic, cyber warfare, nuclear disarmament, human rights and ending violence against women and children are key topics for global parliamentary body.

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Parliamentarians support Sep 26 through joint actions and social media

Parliamentarians around the world took action to support the first International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons on September 26, 2014 through joint statements, parliamentary resolutions, video messages and social media promotion.

 

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IPU encourages parliamentarians to join UNFOLD ZERO campaign

September 26, 2014.

The Inter-Parliamentary Union marked the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons today by renewing its call for parliamentary action on nuclear disarmament and by encouraging parliamentarians to support the UNFOLD ZERO campaign.

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PNND Council member Federica Mogherini to be new EU Foreign Minister

PNND Council Member Federica Mogherini was chosen by European Leaders on Saturday August 30 to be the next High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, replacing Catherine Ashton. (Click here to read in French)

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PNND and the UN Day Against Nuclear Tests, August 29

“Today, the effects of nuclear weapons upon civilian populations, agriculture, livestock and ground-water supplies are better known and well documented. They have contributed significantly to our collective efforts towards achieving the prohibition and elimination of all nuclear weapons for all time.”
— UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Statement for the 2014 UN Day Against Nuclear Tests

PNND Members are taking action around the world to commemorate the UN Day Against Nuclear Tests.

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

On September 26, 2014, the world will celebrate the first International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. The aims of the day are to highlight the vision of a nuclear weapons free world and encourage world leaders to negotiate for nuclear disarmament.

Call on your government to participate. Join other parliamentarians in support.

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Norwegian parliament – time to prohibit nuclear weapons!

PNND Co-President Marit Nybakk initiates debate in Norwegian Parliament with a formal question to the Foreign Minister. Humanitarian consequences cited. Constitutional ban promoted. Nuclear disarmament commitment affirmed. Nuclear near misses recalled. IPU resolution cited. One parliamentarian bursts into song!

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PNND France Coordinator briefs Parliament Defense Committee

First time in the history of the French Parliament that civil society policy analysts have been invited to brief the Defense Committee

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