Treaties and bodies

Despite Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the world is closer to banning nuclear weapons - by Dr Margaret Beavis

Despite Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the world is closer to banning nuclear weapons

Despite Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump's posturing on nuclear weapons, we are suddenly as close as we have ever been to making these weapons of mass destruction illegal.

Disarmament double-speak : 2013 booklet

At a recent meeting of parties to the Non-Proliferation Treaty in Geneva, the Australian government refused to sign on to an 80-nation statement declaring that any use of nuclear weapons would have catastrophic humanitarian consequences.

Hazards of selling Australian uranium to India

Julia Gillard's visit to India this week is expected to try to pave the way for Australian uranium sales to India. MAPW has consistently opposed the sale of uranium to India, which is not a signatory of the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty and has refused to sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.

MAPW submission on extension of nuclear power treaty

MAPW submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties in regard to the proposed extension of the 1987 Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology. The submission protests against the signing of such a treaty, particularly with states which have not signed the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty.

Joint Statement on the humanitarian dimension of nuclear disarmament 2012

Statement on the “humanitarian dimension of nuclear disarmament" presented to the 2012 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review by Switzerland’s Ambassador, Benno Laggner on behalf of 16 governments.

Selling uranium to India: an ICAN and MAPW joint media release, 4 December 2011

Labor sells out on nuclear non-proliferation, a joint media release from MAPW and ICANi on 4 December, following the ALP conference decision to sell uranium to India.

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