136 Japanese legislators join global nuclear disarmament statement

Supporters include former foreign ministers, ambassadors and chairs of key committees.Endorsements arrive in New York on the eve of the first meeting of the UN negotiations for a nuclear ban treaty. Read more

PNND to Latin America: Happy 50th nuclear-free birthday

Latin America and the Caribbean celebrate 50 years of their nuclear-weapon-free treaty.PNND members highlight the anniversary & the treaty as a step to a nuclear-free world. Read more

Support grows for Markey/Lieu bill to restrict the President’s authority to use nuclear weapons

Concerns rise over President Trump's 'finger on the nuclear button'.In phone call with Putin, President Trump undermines the New START agreement. Read more

PNND holds consultation in Washington DC as Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

Doomsday clock moved to 2.5 minutes to midnight.PNND and UNFOLD ZERO hold a consultation on opportunities to make progress provided by upcoming multilateral processes. Read more

PNND staff person wins Pugwash Youth Award

Caroline Leroy wins UK Student Pugwash award for best blog proposing a UK policy on WMD. Read more

Tony de Brum and Marshall Islands voted "2016 Arms Control Person of the Year"

Marshall Islands honoured for nuclear disarmament action in the International Court of Justice. PNND Council Member Tony de Brum highlighted for his leadership. Read more

Kazakhstan: The symphony of pain and hope

Book on the nuclear legacy of Kazakhstan published in Arabic.Author Muna Makhamreh, PNND Coordinator for Arab Countries, highlights the impact of Soviet nuclear tests and the nuclear disarmament initiatives of Kazakhstan. Read more

St. Petersburg conference focuses on parliamentarians and IHL

Red Cross and parliamentarians build cooperation to strengthen and enforce international humanitarian law.  They reinforce that the use of nuclear weapons would violate such law. Read more

Chilean Chamber of Deputies Hosts PNND Event

Nuclear disarmament event held in Chilean Parliament.16 additional parliamentarians join PNND. Read more

UN agrees to nuclear prohibition negotiations

Resolution supported by non-nuclear countries.Negotiations on a prohibiton treaty to start in March 2017. Read more