Nuclear Weapons-Free Zones

MAPW’S Dr Bill Williams imagines abolition

30 APRIL 2009. MAPW Vice-President Dr Bill Williams has had a feature published in Online Opinion this week.

Time to upgrade Nuclear Weapons-Free-Zone treaties

MELBOURNE, 9 DECEMBER. Australia's nuclear treaties Inquiry offers a chance to call for a strengthened South Pacific Nuclear Weapons-Free Zone, MAPW members heard last night.

Associate Professor Michael Hamel-Green, Australia's foremost expert on nuclear weapons-free zones (NWFZs), was the guest speaker at a well-attended Victorian Branch dinner. 

Parliamentary Inquiry into Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

(UPDATED 24 MARCH 2009) Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties has published 78 public submissions to its Inquiry into all the international nuclear treaties involving Australia.

MAPW Victorian AGM & Dinner, 9 December 2008

Please print and distribute this flyer for the Victorian Branch AGM and dinner on Tuesday 9 December 2008. Guest Speaker will be A/Prof Michael Hamel-Green, with an update on nuclear weapons-free zones. Key details are also in the Events listing (at right).

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.

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.

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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