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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OSCE Parliamentary body highlights nuclear threats - supports humanitarian pledge

On the 40th anniversary of the OSCE, its Parliamentary Assembly takes action on nuclear-risk reduction. The Assembly highlights the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons, and calls for multilateral disarmament negotiations under the auspices of the UN. Read more

PNND Member Mogens Lykketoft elected President of the UN General Assembly

UN General Assembly applauds election of Lykketoft
Theme for his presidency: "The U.N. at 70, a new commitment to action" Read more

NPT event highlights cooperation between legislators and religious leaders

Event highlights religious principles and legal norms requiring nuclear abolition.
Japanese religious leaders and legislators adopt joint statement on nuclear disarmament. Joint initiative for 70th anniversary of Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombing. Read more

Parliamentarians and the NPT – Wave goodbye to nuclear weapons!

Inter Parliamentary Union calls on parliamentarians to act for a successful NPT Review ConferenceActions could include parliamentary debates/resolutions, attending the NPT Review Conference, or doing a Global Wave 2015 action in front of your parliamentIPU President leads a 'Wave goodbye to nuclear weapons' at the IPU 132nd Assembly as part of Global Wave 2015 Read more

World body of parliaments highlights cyberwar and nuclear risks

Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopts resolution on cyber-warfare.Risks of nuclear-weapons-use through cyber attack identified.IPU calls for de-alerting of nuclear weapons, followed by nuclear abolition, to prevent an unauthorised or accidental use of nuclear weapons that would have catastrophic consequences. Read more