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

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.

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.

MAPW presentation: the ICAN campaign — 2006

An introduction to issues addressed by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. (NB - last updated 2006 - see www.ican.org for more up-to-date resources).

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.

MAPW representative to join Australian non-proliferation delegation

MAPW immediate Past President Dr Tilman Ruff has been invited to represent Australian non-governmental organisations on the Australian delegation to the 2008 Preparatory Committee for the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPTi PrepCom), which begins in Geneva in late April. 

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