Nuclear Weapons Convention

2008 Defence White Paper: ICAN submission

ICANi submission to the 2008 Defence White Paper.

Doctors applaud withholding uranium from Russia

CANBERRA, 18 SEPTEMBER 2008: The Medical Association for Prevention of War has welcomed the recommendations of the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties that Australia does not proceed with uranium sales to Russia until far more stringent measures are in place to separate Russia’s civilian and military facilities.

Nuclear diplomacy: the inside story

Flyer for meeting on Tuesday July 8 2008, organised by MAPW Victorian Branch, to hear from Assoc Prof Tilman Ruff and Yarra Councillor Jenny Farrar about the NPTi PrepCom in

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.

NPT PrepCom: ICAN report, 2008

Tim Wright attended the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee Meeting in Geneva in May 2008 on behalf of ICANi.

Australian adopts stronger position in Geneva nuclear negotiations

GENEVA, 8 MAY 2008. The Australian government has raised several important issues which could help advance the abolition of nuclear weapons, during meetings on the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty this week.

Australia raises Nuclear Weapons Convention at Treaty meeting

GENEVA 30 APRIL 2008. ICANi'S TIM WRIGHT REPORTS:Australia today delivered a statement on nuclear disarmament to the Non-Proliferation Treaty meeting in Geneva. It was much different from statements made in previous years.

Australian NGOs attend UN non-proliferation meeting

GENEVA, 30 APRIL 2008: MAPW Vice-President Tilman Ruff is currently in Geneva attending the NPTi PrepCom (28 April – 9 May), an important meeting of states which are parties to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Tilman is one of two NGOi representatives invited to be on the official Australian delegation.

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