Treaties and bodies

Selling uranium to India: an ICAN and MAPW joint media release, 4 December 2011

Labor sells out on nuclear non-proliferation, a joint media release from MAPW and ICANi on 4 December, following the ALP conference decision to sell uranium to India.

Is selling uranium to India legal?

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICANi) has received legal advice casting doubt on the legality of Julia Gillard's proposal that the Australian government should sell uranium to India.

Illegality of uranium sales to India. November 2011

A two page briefing paper by Tim Wright summarising the legal opinion on uranium sales to India provided to ICAN by Professor Donald Rothwell of ANU.

Uranium sales to India: legal advice

Formal legal opinion provided to ICAN by Professor Don Rothwell from the Australian National University states that the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty prohibits Australia from selling uranium to countries that have not accepted full-scope safeguards.

Uranium sales to India: 2010 fact sheet

2010 4-page fact sheet written by Dr Jim Green for the Nuclear Awareness Project, funded by the MAPW Peace Fund.

Briefing notes: Uranium sales to India - October 2011

Notes setting out the key points against Australia selling uranium to India, which is not a signatory to the NPTi.

Uranium to India: escalating the nuclear arms race- MAPW


THURSDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2011:  MAPW opposes the proposed sale of Australian uranium to India, and is appalled at revelations that the Energy Minister has secretly told the US that a deal is on the way.

Australian government response to Parliamentary nuclear treaties inquiry: MAPW 2010 report

This two-page MAPW paper discusses the Australian's government's disappointing response to the report of the Parliaments's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT)  nuclear treaties inquiry, in particular its failure to follow through on the recommendation of a Nuclear Weapons Convention. The Committee reported in September 2009 but the government responded in 2010.

New Clear Exchange ICAN workshop: Melbourne 1 May 2010

Flyer for the final New Clear Exchange workshop run  by ICANi and supported by MAPW.

MAPW Victorian Branch flyer, NPT discussion and dinner: April 2010

How can we make sure that Australia supports real progress towards NO nuclear weapons at the NPTi Review Conference in May 2010?

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