Treaties and bodies

Kelvin Thomson MP addresses MAPW Council on nuclear treaties: August 2009

Kelvin Thomson MP chairs the Australian Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT), which is currently undertaking an broad-ranging inquiry into Australia’s nuclear treaties. Mr Thomson addressed MAPW's National Council on 29 August 2009.

MAPW meets Kelvin Thompson MP

Event Date: 
Sat, 29/08/2009 - 15:00 - 16:00

Members' event. Kelvin Thomson MP chairs the Australian Parliament’s Joint Committee on Treaties, which is currently finalising an important report regarding Australia’s nuclear treaties, to which MAPW has contributed written and oral submissions.

Hiroshima Day Melbourne events 2009

This flyer lists the 2009 Melbourne events commemorating the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with nuclear weapons. These are a vigil and a concert on Hiroshima Day, Thursday 6 August; a public forum on Friday 7 August; and a rally and concert on Saturday 9 August.

The risk of accidental nuclear war: Melbourne flyer, 2009

Flyer for 7 August 2009 Melbourne public forum with Steven Starr, US nuclear weapons expert. Around the world there are thousands of nuclear weapons on "hair-trigger alert", ready to be launched at the press of a button.Steven Steven Starr has successfully lobbied at the UN to increase awareness on nuclear weapons operational readiness.

Presentation from the 2009 ICNND meeting by Tilman Ruff

Tilman Ruff visited Moscow in June 2009 for the the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament meeting.

MAPW meeting - Imagine there’s no bomb: July 2009

Flyer for MAPW dinner meeting: a report-back from the UN’s nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee with Associate Professor Tilman Ruff and Dr Ruth Mitchell on Tuesday 14 July 2009 in North Melbourne.

The continous threat of nuclear weapons

28 MAY 2009. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser adressed the National Consultative Committee on Disarmament Conference in Wellington last weekend, talking about issues of nuclear arms possession and the impossibility of differentiating between nuclear weapons for use and those for deterence.

Nuclear Disarmament - the right time is now! May 2009

Join Dr Tilman Ruff (NGOi Adviser to the International Commission on

MAPW reporting from the NPT PrepCom

NEW YORK: MAPW Vice-President Dr Ruth Mitchell is writing daily reports from the United Nations Preparatory Committee for the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty which began in New York on 4 May.

MAPW attending UN Nuclear Non Proliferation meeting

30 APRIL 2009. MAPW Vice-Presidents (and ICANi Board Members) Tilman Ruff and Ruth Mitchell are headed for New York where they will attend the NPTi PrepCom (the 2009 United Nations Preparatory Committee for next year’s review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty).

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