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? Read more

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. Read more

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  Read more

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. Read more

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 Read more

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. Read more

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. Read more

PNND Founding Chair Hon Douglas Roche on peace, disarmament and human security

PNND's Founding Chair Douglas Roche discusses peace, disarmament and human security in a podcast interview released earlier this week by Youth Fusion, the global youth network for nuclear disarmament. Read more

Tribute to Alexa McDonough - a Nova Scotian champion

PNND pays tribute to Alexa McDonough, former PNND Co-President, who passed away on January 15, 2022.Cover photo: Alexa speaking on peace and disarmament in New York for the United Nations 60th Anniversary, 2005 Read more

Legislators and experts discuss nuclear disarmament and human security

Short report of the January 19 online parliamentary event Nuclear disarmament and human security.This was 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 Read more