Nuclear weapons

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

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.

IPPNW letter urges Korean and US leaders to prevent use of nuclear weapons:

A 5 April 2013 letter from IPPNWi Co-Presidents - including MAPW's Tilman Ruff - to the leaders of North and South Korea an

The Oslo initiative

Flyer for the inaugural seminar of the Nuclear Weapons Study Circle. The semina will address the significance and implications of the March 2013 Oslo meeting on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons.

Oslo and beyond

On 25 February 2013 the Kyoda News in Japan published an opinion piece by MAPW's Tilman Ruff (Co-President of IPPNWi), Oslo and beyond: the humanitarian dimensions of nuclear weapons, about the implications of the forthcoming international conference on