Time to Move the Nuclear Weapons Money

Parliamentarians from around the world discuss military expenditure versus the SDGs. Launch of new resource on nuclear weapons budgets and corporations. Read more

PNND congratulates António Guterres as new UN Chief

UN General Assembly appoints António Guterres as new UN Secretary-General.PNND sends a letter of congratulations. Read more

Senator Markey introduces legislation to restrict nuclear-weapons-use

Legislation would prohibit the U.S. president from using nuclear weapons first, without specific authorisation from the Congress. Read more

PNND international conference adopts the Astana Vision declaration

Legislators, religious leaders, government officials, veterans, representatives from international organisations, disarmament experts and anti-nuclear activists meet in Kazakhstan. 10-point action plan adopted. Read more

U.S. Senators to Obama: Scale back nuclear-use policies

PNND Co-President Senator Markey and nine other senators commend President Obama for visiting Hiroshima. They call on him to use this experience to cancel 'launch-on-warning', adopt a 'no-first-use' policy, and scale back the excessive nuclear weapons modernisation program. Read more

Kazakhstan and Chain Reaction 2016 – from nuclear tests to a nuclear-weapon-free world

A nuclear bomb destroys through an uncontrollable chain reaction of atoms being split in two. From Kazakhstan, comes a chain reaction of peace. Read more

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly calls for nuclear weapons stand-down

Parliamentary delegations from 54 countries call for de-alerting and no-first-use of nuclear weapons. The Tbilisi Declaration, adopted at the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, also supports the start of multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations in 2017. Read more

Christine Muttonen elected OSCE PA President

PNND Co-President Christine Muttonen elected to be President of the Parliamentary Assembly for the Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE PA).Muttonnen emphasises the important role parliamentarians can play for peace and security. Read more

Senator Markey: President Obama cannot preach temperance from a bar stool

Markey highlights Obama's Hiroshima visit, but says that the President must scale back the U.S. nuclear weapons program. Proposed new nuclear weapons are especially risky. Read more

PNND Alumni Alexander Van der Bellen elected as President of Austria

Mr Van der Bellen beats far-right candidate in nail-biting result.
Former leader of the Green party, supporter of Europe and active on nuclear disarmament. Read more