Safeguards

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.

MAPW Media Release: Doctors applaud withholding uranium from Russia

18 September 2008: MAPW welcomes the recommendations by Australian government's 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 nuclear facilities.

Uranium sales to Russia too risky, finds Government report

CANBERRA, 18 SEPTEMBER 2008: The Australian Government has received a Committee report recommending against ratifying a treaty which would have allowed uranium sales to Russia to proceed. 

Lax safeguards: Scientists drop a nuclear bombshell. 2008

LAX NUCLEAR SAFEGUARDS pose a key threat for Australia and the world, according to an opinion piece published in the Adelaide Advertiser on 22 April 2008; written by MAPW Vice-President Dr Bill Williams, with Professor Jim Falk.

Nuclear safeguards: Scientists drop a nuclear bombshell. 2008

Lax nuclear safeguards pose a key threat for Australia and the world. This article published in the Adelaide Advertiser, 22 April 2008, was written by MAPW Vice-President Dr Bill Williams, with Professor Jim Falk. 

Falling behind: international scrutiny of the peaceful atom - 2008

How well can the IAEAi safeguard existing civilian nuclear energy facilities against the threat of nuclear proliferation?

Research reactors and nuclear weapons capability. Dr Jim Green - 2000

Dr Jim Green discusses the links between research reactors and nuclear weapons proliferation, including plutonium production, diversion of highly enriched uranium, weapons related research, production of isotopes for use in nuclear weapons and finally the political elements of weapons proliferation. Dr Green was then a member of Sutherland Shire Council's Nuclear Reactor Taskfor

NPT — Nuclear Proliferation Traders. Jean McSorley - 2000

Jean McSorley, independent anti-nuclear campaigner since 1980, discusses the 2000 NPTi Review Conference and “peaceful uses of nuclear technology”. Pape

Securing our survival: (summary). MAPW and ICAN - 2007

This is a 4-page overview of Securing our survival: the case for a nuclear weapons convention (2007), which  sets out and explains an updated Model Convention aiming eliminate nuclear weapons.

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