PNND member Jacinda Ardern is NZ’s new Prime Minister

Labour leader forms government with NZ First and Green Parties.
Jacinda has been active member of PNND. Read more

World body of parliaments discusses nuclear-risk-reduction and disarmament

Inter-Parliamentary Assembly holds special session on United Nations processes for nuclear disarmament Read more

EU High Rep offers to help a diplomatic solution in Korea

Federica Mogherini holds special meeting of the EU Security Committee on August 14. Following the meeting she announces that the EU is ready to assist achieve a diplomatic solution to the Korean nuclear crisis. Read more

US (and other) legislators call on President Trump to step back from the nuclear brink

United States legislators call on President Trump to step back from the nuclear brink following his threats to unleash 'fire and fury' on North Korea. Read more

Archbishop of Nagasaki endorses call of religious leaders and legislators for a nuclear-weapon-free world

As the anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki approaches, Archbishop Mitsuaki Takami endorses 'A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Our Common Good'. Read more

Taro Kono appointed as Foreign Minister of Japan

Japan Prime Minister Abe reshuffles his cabinet. Taro Kono, President of PNND Japan, is appointed as the Foreign Minister. Read more

PNND East Asia Coordinator wins prestigious international award

Dr Hiromichi Umebayashi is one of the 2017 laureates of the Nuclear Free Future Award.The award ceremony will be in Basel, Switzerland on Sep 15 during an international conference on Human Rights, Future Generations and Crimes in the Nuclear Age. Read more

Appeal by 64 United States congress members for diplomacy in Korea

64 US congress members criticise President Trump's military threats against North Korea and call for diplomacy. President Trump then supports diplomacy in his meeting with the South Korean President. Read more

PNND Co-President Markey leads call on U.S. Nuclear Posture Review

Senators Markey and Feinstein lead the call for an open, inclusive and progressive review by the Trump Administration of the role of nuclear weapons in U.S. security policy. Read more

European parliamentarians call on NATO and OSCE to reduce nuclear threats and support disarmament

European parliamentarians send a letter to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and Chair of the OSCE Minister Sebastian Kurz, urging these two key European security organizations to pursue dialogue, détente and nuclear risk reduction in Europe. Read more