Nuclear weapons

French nuclear tests in the pacific - health effects - 2014

France conducted atmospheric and underground nuclear bomb tests at Mururoa atoll in the Pacific between 1960 and 1996. The official position is that these were particularly clean.

Speech by Dr Amanda Ruler for Le Fevre HIgh School, December 2014

Dr Amanda Ruler. RN , PhD. National Vice President , Medical Association for Prevention of War, Australia.

Speech by Dr Amanda Ruler for Le Fevre HIgh School 2014

Dr Amanda Ruler, RN, PhD MAPW National Vice President and SA Branch Coordinator spoke at Le Fevre High School in December 2014 to raise awareness of the need to pursue nuclear disarmament.

 

Austria pledges to work for a ban on nuclear weapons

Humanitarian initiative on nuclear weapons must initiate treaty process in 2015

World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates calls for action to ban nuclear weapons

The 14th meeting of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates took place in Rome from December 12 to 14 2014. The initiative attracts Nobel Peace Prize laureates, high-profile leaders and organizations from around the globe. This year's edition is dedicated to the memory of Nelson Mandela and is entitled: “Peace.

Hiroshima Day Vigil

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/08/2014 - 13:00 - 14:00
Location: 
Franklin Square, Hobart, Tasmania

 Join with Japanese students from Hiroshima and MAPW members to remember the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima 

Hiroshima Day Vigil

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/08/2014 - 12:00 - 14:00
Location: 
Wesley Corner, Hay & William Streets, Perth WA

Say NO to nuclear weapons.

Say YES to every childs right to grow up in a world free of 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

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