The two Koreas open liaison office as international conference connects peace, nuclear disarmament and sustainable development

North and South Korea establish a joint liaison office and agree to demilitarization steps ahead of upcoming Pyongyang Summit.International aid conference emphasises importance of peace and nuclear disarmament.PNND Korea meets to discuss parliamentary action. Read more

U.S. No-First Use campaign builds momentum with support from legislators at federal, state and city levels

Resolutions promoting a No-First-Use policy for nuclear weapons are adopted in California State Legislature, Baltimore City Council, Los Angeles City and U.S. Conference of Mayors.These support initiatives in US Congress introduced by Senator Markey and Reps Lieu and Smith. Read more

OSCE parliamentarians call for confidence building measures including no-first-use of nuclear weapons

Parliamentarians meet in Berlin for OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. Declaration on human rights, peace, security and the environment is adopted. The meeting precedes NATO Assembly in Brussels and Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki. Read more

Trump - Putin summit: Time for dialogue, detente and disarmament

President Trump and President Putin to meet in Helsinki on July 16.Nuclear arms control will likely be on the agenda for the meeting. Read more

UK House of Commons event: Trident could be cancelled without losing jobs

PNND member Fabian Hamilton MP hosts event at Westminster.
New report released on Defense Diversification and the Trident nuclear weapons system. Read more

Women legislators release appeal for common security for a sustainable and nuclear-weapon-free world

On May 24, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres released Securing our Common Future: An Agenda for Disarmament. May 24 was also Women's International Day for Peace and Disarmament. PNND women leaders used the occasion to release an appeal Common security for a sustainable and nuclear-weapon-free world. Read more

Common security for a sustainable and nuclear-weapon-free world

Joint statement commemorating International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament (May 24) and the 175th birthday anniversary of Bertha von Suttner (June 8), the first woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Read more

Doomsday clock warning makes UN High-Level Conference even more important

Hands of Doomsday Clock moved to 2 Minutes to Midnight.
PNND leaders highlight importance of the UN High-Level Conference on Nuclear Disarmament. Read more

Spanish parliament event announces world peace march. Another 46 Spanish parliamentarians join PNND

Two PNND events held in the Spanish House of Deputies to discuss parliamentary actions to reduce nuclear risks and advance the global prohibition of nuclear weapons. Read more

PNND, Pope Francis and nuclear weapons abolition

PNND participates in Vatican conference on nuclear disarmament. Pope Francis uses occasion to denounce nuclear weapons possession. Read more