NATO parliamentarians to Obama: Enact your vision of a nuclear-weapon-free world

A group of parliamentarians from NATO countries have addressed the US President Barack Obama with a letter supporting his efforts for global nuclear disarmament. The initiative was developed in Prague, before the fourth anniversary of Obama’s ground-breaking speech on nuclear disarmament from April 5, 2009, by Senator Alena Gajduskova, First Vice-President of the Czech Senate and Paul Dewar MP (Canada), and undertaken in cooperation with the global network of Parliamentarians for Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND). Read more

Nuclear Weapons Free World - focus of 2014 assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union

Nearly 1000 parliamentarians from approximately 150 parliaments, meeting at the 128th Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Quito, Ecuador from Mar 22-27, agreed to the recommendation of the IPU Standing Committee on Peace and International Security for the topic "Towards a Nuclear-Weapons-Free World: The Contribution of Parliaments" to be a focus of the 130th IPU Assembly in 2014. Read more

Oslo wake-up call for nuclear abolition: 127 countries attend conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons

Delegates from 127 countries as well as several UN organisations, the International Red Cross movement, representatives of civil society and media attended the Oslo Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons. The conference was preceded by a Civil Society Forum organised by ICAN. Read more

PNND to launch Spanish edition of Handbook at IPU Assembly, Quito

On March 26, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament (PNND) will launch the Spanish edition of a Handbook for Parliamentarians on Supporting Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament, at the 128th Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Quito, Ecuador. Read more

Framework Forum opens in Berlin: Governments and parliamentarians commence work for nuclear-weapons-free world

26 governments, 15 leading parliamentarians and a number of representatives from the United Nations, research institutions and civil society met in Berlin from February 20-22 in the first or a series of Framework Forum meetings. The Framework Forum is an initiative to assist governments to implement the agreement made at the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference that “All States need to make special efforts to establish the necessary framework to achieve and maintain a world without nuclear weapons." Read more

389 Members of European Parliament support Global Zero declaration

389 Members of the European Parliament - over half the parliament - have signed a Written Declaration of Support for the Global Zero Action Plan for the phased and verified elimination of all nuclear weapons worldwide introduced by PNND members Tarja Cronberg MEP and Jarosław Wałęsa MEP, along with two other Members of the European Parliament (Reinhard Bütikofer, Sergio Silvestris and Janusz Zemke). Read more

Nuclear disarmament promoted at the Inter Parliamentary Union Assembly

On 24 October (United Nations Day), at a plenary of delegations from approximately 150 parliaments, PNND and the Inter Parliamentary Union released a 195 page handbook for parliamentarians in English and French on Supporting Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament. The launch included a video of parliamentarians around the world in front of their parliaments supporting a nuclear-weapons-free world and calling on their parliamentary colleagues to use the handbook to advance this goal. Read more

ATOM Project launched at parliamentary assembly in Kazakhstan

The ATOM Project, an exciting new initiative to build global support for nuclear abolition, was launched at a parliamentary assembly in Astana, Kazakhstan on 29 August, the International Day Against Nuclear Tests. Read more


日時:平成24(2012)年3月21日(水) 14:00~15:00場所:衆議院第二議員会館 第3会議室◇議事次第1 開会あいさつ(稲見事務局長)
「平岡秀夫議員にPNND日本会長代行になっていただく旨、河野代表、及び平岡議員に了解を取りましたので、ご報告します。また、本日の開会挨拶を平岡秀夫議員にお願いすることにしていましたが、急用ができましたので、稲見が代理でご挨拶します。」    2 主な活動報告
・「中東非核・非大量破壊兵器地帯を支持する議員声明」に日本から72名が賛同署名(配布資料参照、11年11月25日付)。3 今後の予定
・PNND総会/グローバル評議会(12年8月27-30日、カザフスタン・アスタナ)4 課題
・超党派での参加を呼びかけていく。5 ゲスト講演:「赤十字と核兵器」田坂 治氏(日本赤十字社事業局国際部長)

(内容は省略)6 閉会あいさつ

・APLN発足声明 Read more


14カ国から国会議員が参加するとともに、ドゥアルテ国連事務次長(軍縮担当)、エド・マーキー米下院議員のビデオ・メッセージが披露されました。PNND日本から稲見哲男議員(事務局長)、梅林宏道(相談役)が参加。会議では「中東非核・非大量破壊兵器地帯を支持する議員声明」(日本語)(英語)が採択されました。稲見議員のスピーチ(英語) 会議の詳細(英文)(更新2011.12.28)  Read more