Treaties and bodies

NPT Members Action Kit: MAPW 2010

Resource kit for MAPW members developed for the 2010 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPTi) Review Conference.

MAPW condemns proposed uranium sales to Russia

The Medical Association for Prevention of War today condemned the government proposal to sell uranium to Russia, in contravention of recommendations from its own parliamentary inquiry.

MAPW media release: Fast track to zero nuclear weapons needed

Media release following release of report “Eliminating Nuclear Threats” by The International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament. MAPW applauds the report for recognising the destructive potential of nuclear weapons, but criticises the slow pace of nuclear disarmament envisaged by the report.

MAPW calls for fast track to zero nuclear weapons

MAPW today applauded a new Australia-sponsored report for recognising the destructive potential of nuclear weapons, but criticised the slow pace of disarmament proposed by the report.

''Abolishing all Nuclear Weapons' Malcolm Fraser lecture, 2009

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser gives the 2009 Dr John Gee Memorial Lecture presented by the ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and Lowy institute for International Policy. Prime Minister Fraser addresses the current state of nuclear weapons acquisition and distribution and the present danger and opportunities facing the world.

"Hiroshima and the World": Tilman Ruff on building a world free of nuclear weapons

ICANi Chair, NGOi advisor to the ICNNDi and MAPW former President Associate Professor Tilman Ruff writes in major Japanese newspaper Chugoku Shimbun giving a personal reflection on his own experience in Hiroshima 20 years ago and argues for a Nuclear Weapons Convention.

Is nuclear energy the answer?

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/10/2009 - 19:00
Location: 
Melbourne

The nuclear comeback - is nuclear energy the answer?

Screening of  the excellent documentary "Uranium: Is it a Country?"

A discussion will be followed with Jim Green, National Nuclear Campaigner, Friends of the Earth.

ICAN media release: Government urged to act on nuclear treaty - September 2009

17 September 2009 ICANi media release following the tabling of the report of the Joint Standing Committe on Treaties, on Australia's nuclear treaties.

Parliamentary call for nuclear abolition welcomed

MAPW and ICANi - the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - have welcomed today's call by a federal parliamentary inquiry, for Australia to play a leading role in ridding the world of nuclear weapons through a global Nuclear Weapons Convention (NWC).

MAPW National Council hears report on nuclear treaties

MAPW's National Council, which met on the weekend of 29-30 August 2009, was addressed by the Member for Wills, Kelvin Thomson M. Mr Thomson chairs the Australian Parliament's significant Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT), which is expected to report later this month on its broad-ranging inquiry into Australia’s nuclear treaties.

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