Nuclear weapons

Update on the Outcomes of the Second Conference on the Humanitarian Effects of Nuclear Weapons, Mexico 13-14 February 2014

 This report contains detailed information about what happened at the recently concluded conference in Nayarit, an evaluation from IPPNW’s perspective, and recommendations for concrete actions by IPPNW

And if a nuclear bomb exploded in Lyon, France

This report examines what would happen if a 150kT nuclear bomb were to be exploded over Lyon. This report has been presented to the Second Meeting to discuss the humanitarian effects of nuclear weapons, held in Mexico in February 2014 and attended by over 120 countries

Nobel Laureate Warns Two Billion at Risk from Nuclear Famine

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNWi), the 1985 Nobel Peace Laureate, and its Australian affiliate Medical Association for the Prevention of War (MAPW) today released a new report concluding that more than two billion people—a quarter of the world’s population—would be at risk of starvatio

Fallout

Event Date: 
Sun, 08/12/2013 - 14:00
Location: 
National Film & Sound Archive, McCoy Circuit, Acton ACT 2601

Fallout is an excellent new documentary about On the Beach- the book and Hollywood film adaptation which captured the world's imagination and explored the sinister theme of nuclear annihilation. Directed by Lawrence Johnston and produced by Peter Kaufmann.

Fallout

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/12/2013 (All day) - Wed, 11/12/2013 (All day)
Location: 
Dendy Cinema, 261 -263 King Street, Newtown, Sydney NSW

Fallout is an excellent new documentary about On the Beach- the book and Hollywood film adaptation which captured the world's imagination and explored the sinister theme of nuclear annihilation. Directed by Lawrence Johnston and produced by Peter Kaufmann.

The End of the Year, the End of the World (is it nearer?) - an Annual Nuclear Assessment

Event Date: 
Thu, 21/11/2013 - 15:00 - 17:00

 

The Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies supported by The Medical Association for Prevention of War (MAPW), People for Nuclear Disarmament (PNDi) & the Human Survival Project 

What: Panel and discussion forum with Frank Hutchinson, Helen Caldicott, Keith Suter, Richard Broinowski, Jingdong Yuan, John Hallam and Peter King, Chaired by Anne Noonan

Red Cross Committed to Working Towards Nuclear Disarmament

Today Red Cross Red Crescent made a commitment to work globally towards establishing an international agreement to ensure nuclear weapons are never used again, and are ultimately eliminated.

Nuclear Weapons - where to from here? the Australian Red Cross

Event Date: 
Wed, 28/08/2013 - 17:45 - 19:00

Australian Red Cross is proud to join other international organisations and
governments to call for a treaty to ban the use of nuclear weapons. While public
awareness has lessened, the threat to humanity remains. Join us to hear three
perspectives on the next steps of the global campaign.

Dr Helen Durham
Director of IHL and Strategy, Australian Red Cross
 

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