Past Events

Global 2017
PNND Calendar 2017

1 January31 December 2017 | Global

A list of key dates and events for 2017

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Prague, Dec 1-2
Prague Agenda Conference

12 December 2016 | Prague, Czech Republic

International conference on implementation of President Obama's Prague speech for a nuclear-weapon-free world.

Special side-trip to the ATOMIC Museum, former deployment site of Soviet nuclear weapons.

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Geneva, October 27
Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones and Regional Security

Thursday, October 27, 2016 |

Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones and Regional Security in the Middle East, North-East Asia and Europe

Side-event at the 135th IPU Assembly, Geneva International Conference Centre
12:30 – 14:00, October 27, 2016. Room 18, level -1

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Geneva, October 25
Military expenditure v SDGs

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | Switzerland, Geneva

Informal panel discussion at the 135th IPU Assembly, Geneva.
How to reconcile growing military expenditures with the realization of our sustainable development commitments?
Tuesday, 25 October (4.30 – 6.30 p.m.)
Includes the launch of a new PNND publication 'Move the Nuclear Weapons Money'

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International Conference
Building a nuclear-weapon-free world

2829 August 2016 | Astana, Kazakhstan

International conference of parliamentarians, mayors, religious leaders, government representatives and disarmament experts held in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the closing the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.

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OSCE PA Roundtable
Reducing nuclear tensions and supporting nuclear disarmament negotiations

Monday, July 4, 2016 | Tbilisi, Georgia

13:30 – 15:00
Hotel D’Plaza Restaurant, Tbilisi, Georgia (6 minute walk from ExpoGeorgia Exhibition Center)

Co-sponsored by PNND and the Austrian and Canadian delegations to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly. Lunch will be provided.

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Parliamentary Breakfast Forum
Pursuing a nuclear-weapon-free world – a dialogue with Kim Won-soo, UN High Representative for Disarmament

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | Canada, Ottawa

7:30am, 131 Queen Street, Room 8-53, Ottawa
Open to all members of parliament. RSVP to

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IPU Assembly Roundtable
Reducing nuclear threats – the role of parliamentarians

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | Lusaka, Zambia

Roundtable event for parliamentarians at the 134th Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union, Lusaka, Zambia.

Rising tensions between nuclear powers. Increased risks of nuclear weapons being used by accident, miscalculation, unauthorized access or intent! What can parliamentarians do to reduce these risks and support nuclear disarmament?

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French Senate Movie Screening
The Man Who Saved the World

Thursday, March 17, 2016 | France, Paris

Hosted by: Senator Leila Aichi, Vice-Chair Senate Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee.
Special Guests: Movie Director Peter Anthony and Producer Jakob Staberg

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OSCE PA Roundtable
Diplomacy, the United Nations and Nuclear Threats: Europe and the Middle East

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 | Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland

A roundtable lunch discussion on the occasion of the 24th Annual Session of the OSCE.

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IPU Assembly Roundtable
Eliminating risks of nuclear war by accident, cyber-attack or conflict escalation

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 | Hanoi, Vietnam

Eliminating risks of nuclear war by accident, cyber-attack or conflict escalation

15:00 – 16:30
Room 309, National Convention Centre

New risks of nuclear weapons use are emerging due to conflicts involving nuclear-armed States, cyber-vulnerabilities and weapons systems maintained on high operational readiness. What roles can parliamentarians play to reduce and eliminate these risks?

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IPU premiere movie screening
The Man Who Saved the World

Monday, March 30, 2015 | Hanoi, Vietnam

7pm - 9pm
National Convention Centre, Hanoi, Room 309

On the night of September 26, 1983, Stanislav Petrov disobeyed military protocol and probably prevented a nuclear holocaust. He says that he is not a hero. 'I was just in the right place at the right time.' You decide!

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