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Sep 26: International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 26 is the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

PNND encourages parliamentarians and members of civil society to commemorate the day by watching the UN High Level meeting on UNTV,  joining the Gorbachev/Shultz Legacy Youth Award event (online) and/or endorsing the global appeal Protect People and the Planet (see below for details).

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From NPT Review Conference to the UN General Assembly

States Parties to the Non-Proliferation Treaty deliberated for four weeks on nuclear risk-reduction, non-proliferation and disarmament measures.

Despite the lack of agreement on a final outcome document, can progress on some of these measures be made at the 77th UN General Assembly which opens later this month and runs until December?

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Nuclear risks extreme says UNSG to NPT Review Conference. PNND calls for renewed leadership!

The 10th Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) opens at the UN and will continue until August 26.

UN Secretary-General António Guterres warns the delegates about increased nuclear risks and the need to take action. PNND calls on the States parties to undertake specific nuclear risk-reduction and disarmament steps.

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OSCE Parliamentary Assembly condemns invasion of Ukraine & urges nuclear risk reduction

The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly adopts the Birmingham Declaration at its Annual Session on July 6.

The Declaration condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine, supports legal measures in response, and urges the adoption of no-first-use policies and other nuclear risk reduction and disarmament measures.

Photo: UK Parliament

 

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First Meeting of Ban Treaty (TPNW): Nuclear threats and other issues

States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) meet in Vienna, June 21-23, 2022.

Key issues for the meeting include how to strengthen the norm against nuclear weapons use, how to curtail the nuclear arms race and how to bring nuclear armed and allied states into the treaty.

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International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, May 24

Join our event and/or take action for International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, May 24, 2022

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PNND commemorates International Women's Day, March 8

March 8 is International Womens' Day and the anniversary of the launch of the PNND Gender, Peace and Security Program. PNND commemorates the day by highlighting actions, resources and events of the program.

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Legislators' actions on Russian invasion of Ukraine and increased nuclear threats

Statements and actions by PNND members opposing the Russian invasion of Ukraine, expressing concern about the increasing nuclear threats and promoting ways to address these issues.

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