Past Events

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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OSCE PA Roundtable
Humanitarian and Security Initiatives for Nuclear Disarmament: From Vienna to Helsinki

Thursday, February 19, 2015 | Hofburg Congress Centre, Vienna

13:30 – 15:00
Bibliothekssaal, 5th floor, Hofburg Congress Centre, Vienna
Light lunch provided.

A roundtable discussion for delegates to the OSCE PA Winter Session. The risks and humanitarian consequences of the possible use of nuclear weapons provide an imperative to eliminate them. How can parliamentarians help achieve peace and security without reliance on nuclear weapons?

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Parliamentary roundtable during the Vienna Conference
Parliamentary actions for a nuclear-weapon-free world

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 | Austria, Vienna

Austrian parliament, 9:00 – 12:00

Parliamentary roundtable during the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons. Hosted by the Austrian Parliament. Co-sponsored by the Inter Parliamentary Union and Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament.

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PNND/IPU workshop for parliamentarians
Good Nuclear Disarmament Practice

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | IPU Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

Organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, in cooperation with Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) and the World Future Council (WFC). The event is part of the programme of work conducted by the IPU over the years to promote nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation.

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PNND side event at NPT Preparatory Committee Meeting
Nuclear disarmament through inter-parliamentary forums

Thursday, May 8, 2014 | New York, USA

1:15 – 2:45 PM
Room C, United Nations, New York

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