North Korea nuclear weapon test: time for test ban

MELBOURNE, 25 MAY 2009. Reports of a North Korean nuclear weapons test have brought new calls for a treaty to ban nuclear tests, and for progress towards abolishing nuclear weapons. MAPW Vice President, Associate Professor Tilman Ruff, has called on existing nuclear weapons states to get rid of their nuclear weapons.

Nuclear Disarmament - the right time is now! May 2009

Join Dr Tilman Ruff (NGOi Adviser to the International Commission on

World physicians issue medical appeal to Obama, Medvedev

MONDAY 23 MARCH 2009: On the eve of Prime Minister Rudd’s meeting with US President Barack Obama, more than 300 of the world’s top physicians have written to the US and Russian Presidents.

MAPW Vice President to advise nuclear Commission Co-chair

ICANi's Australian Chair, MAPW Vice-President Associate Professor Tilman Ruff, has been invited to be an NGOi Adviser to the Co-chair of the International Commission for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.

Australia's nuclear links breach international obligations: ICAN

28 OCTOBER 2008:   The UN Human Rights Committee meets this week to determine a list of issues to raise with Australia in March 2009, concerning compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

Australia, nuclear weapons and the right to life: ICAN 2008

This ICANi submission to the UN Human Rights Committee assesses Australia’s compliance with Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Righ

2008 Defence White Paper: ICAN submission

ICANi submission to the 2008 Defence White Paper.

Nuclear weapons and other cheerful things: MAPW, 2008.

"Nuclear weapons and other cheerful things; Easy ways for doctors to make a difference and why we should".

Anti nuclear groups applaud PM’s Hiroshima initiative: 9 June 2008

MAPW has congratulated Prime Minister Kevin Rudd for his announcement that Australia will set up a new international body to push for nuclear disarmament. President Dr Sue Wareham OAM, also an Australian Board Member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, said that Mr Rudd should also be applauded for visiting Hiroshima – the first Australian Prime Minister to do so.

ICAN Australia releases report on recent NPT (nuclear treaty) meeting

ICANi Australia's report on the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee (NPTi PrepCom) held in Geneva from 28 April to 9 May, has now been finalised.

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