Past Events

Common security, nuclear risks and the OSCE in the wake of the Ukraine conflict

Monday, June 27, 2022 | Online

A webinar highlighting the importance of common security mechanisms like the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), especially in light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and increased nuclear threats.

This event took place one week prior to the Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, which is being held in Birmingham, UK, July 2-6. 2022.

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In-person parliamentary event
Climate, peace and human security

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 | Swedish Parliament

An inter-generational dialogue on the connections between the climate crisis, peace, disarmament and human security.

Held in the Swedish parliament in conjunction with the Stockholm plus 50 international conference. Invite only.

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Webinar on parliamentary action to control small arms and light weapons
Disarmament that saves lives

Thursday, March 10, 2022 | Online event

Policies and parliamentary actions to combat the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons.

The fourth international parliamentary event in follow-up to the publication of Assuring our Common Future, a parliamentary guide on disarmament for security and sustainable development.

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Global webinar on parliamentary action. January 19, 2022
Nuclear disarmament and human security

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | Online event

Parliamentary action for nuclear risk-reduction and disarmament in the emerging political environment.

The third global event in follow-up to the publication of Assuring our Common Future: a guide to parliamentary action in support of disarmament for security and sustainable development.

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Global webinar on public policy and parliamentary action
Disarmament, public health, and pandemics

910 November 2021 | Online event

A participatory webinar on parliamentary action for disarmament to support public health, peace and economic sustainability in relation to pandemic prevention, management and mitigation.

The second of a series of international parliamentary events following the publication of Assuring our Common Future: a parliamentary guide to disarmament for security and sustainable development.

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UN Disarmament Week event
The United Nations and the Climate-Nuclear Disarmament Nexus

Thursday, October 28, 2021 | Online event

A special event during UN Disarmament Week, 2021 in preparation for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November 2021 and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference in Januay 2022.

Thursday October 28. 1:15 - 2:45pm Eastern Time USA / 7:15-8:45pm Central Europe Time

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International Day Against Nuclear Tests commemorative event
Nuclear Weapons & Climate Change

Thursday, September 9, 2021 | Central Hall Westminster, UK and Online

An intergenerational dialogue on nuclear weapons and climate change - two existential threats to humanity.

The event included students and youth leaders in dialogue with legislators (parliamentarians), policy/academic experts, members of the diplomatic community, representatives of civil society organizations and others.

It was a hybrid event with some speakers and invited guests participating in person at the event hub, while others participated online.  The event hub was in the historic Central Hall Westminster in London, which was the venue for the very first United Nations General Assembly meeting.

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Bike rides and events, Lausanne and Geneva
Bike for Peace Switzerland tour

2631 August 2021 | Geneva and Lausanne

Bike for Peace does a short tour of Switzerland to promote peace and the abolition of nuclear weapons. Bike for Peace was established in Norway in 1977 and is lead by Tore Naerland, a partially sighted cyclist. Tore rides on a tandem bike with a fully sighted rider.

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Parliamentary Handbook Launch: Australia, NZ and the Pacific
Assuring our Common Future: Disarmament for Sustainable Development

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 | Online event

An online round-table meeting for parliamentarians and parliamentary officials to discuss key disarmament issues for the Pacific region and to introduce Assuring Our Common Future: A Parliamentary Handbook on Disarmament for Security and Sustainable Development


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International Womens Day, March 8
Inter-generational dialogue on gender, peace and nuclear disarmament

Monday, March 8, 2021 | Online event

Dialogue between women leaders and youth in the peace, nuclear disarmament and security fields. Event includes the launch of the PNND Gender, Peace and Security program.

Image from SnappyGoat.

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International webinar, Jan 27, 2021
The role of parliamentarians to advance disarmament in cyber-space

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Online event

Effective policies and parliamentary actions to address issues of peace, disarmament and warfare in the use of cyberspace.

Webinar event: Wednesday 27 January 2021. 4pm-6pm Central Europe Time (10am-12noon Eastern Time US/Canada)

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Commemorative webinar event
75th anniversary of UN Resolution 1 (1) on nuclear weapons elimination

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Online event

An event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of UN Resolution 1 (1) which established the UN goal of the elimination of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.

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