COP 21 and the Climate-Nuclear Nexus

PNND members from around the world are in Paris for the World Climate Conference (COP 21). Nuclear weapons and climate change pose the two most prominent threats to the survival of humanity and the global eco-system.Nuclear disarmament could help finance renewables and build cooperation required to protect the planet. Read more

PNND member Stéphane Dion appointed as Canada’s Foreign Minister

Foreign policy reset to emphasise democracy, security and sustainability.PNND congratulation letter highlights importance of nuclear disarmament. Read more

From Prague to a Nuclear Weapon Free World

Legislators, academics, diplomats and NGOs meet in the Czech Republic to advance the Prague Agenda.A Joint Statement of Religious Leaders and Legislators from Around the World, and an International Youth Pledge are presented to high-level UN and parliamentary officials. Read more

IPU assembly takes action on digital freedom and migration - discusses nuclear disarmament

World's parliaments meet for 133rd Assembly. PNND accepted as a Permanent ObserverMigration and digital freedom major issues. Nuclear Zero court case discussed. Read more

Parliamentarians take action for Nuclear Abolition Day

September 26 was the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.Parliamentarians around the world promoted the day and took action to advance nuclear disarmament. Read more

Soviet nuclear test victim to speak at PNND Assembly

PNND will hold its 2015 Assembly from Oct 14-17 in conjunction with the Prague Agenda Conference.
Karipbek Kuyukov, a second generation victim of Soviet nuclear tests, will be a keynote speaker. Read more

Jordan Senate holds special session for Nuclear Abolition Day

Jordan Senate screens 'The Man Who Saved the World"President of the Senate calls for a Midddle East Nuclear Weapon Free Zone and for countries to make use of the United Nations to resolve conflicts. Read more

Senator Markey on the Iran nuclear deal

The United States Congress will vote on the nuclear deal with Iran in mid-September.PNND Co-President Ed Markey explains why he will vote in favour of the deal. Read more

Parliamentarians take action on the 70th anniversary of first nuclear bombings

Parliamentarians commemorate August 6 and August 9, the 70th anniversaries of the nuclear bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Read more

A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World Our Common Good: Legislators and religious leaders join forces for nuclear abolition

Religious leaders, mayors and parliamentarians met in Hiroshima on August 6.
They released a Joint Statement comemmorating the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the establishment of the United Nations.
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