Treaties and bodies

MAPW members invited to address nuclear inquiry

MELBOURNE, WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH 2009. Dr Sue Wareham OAM. speaking as MAPW President and submission author, was one of six of experts invited to a Round Table with the Committee inquiring into Australia's nuclear treaties.

(See 9 December story for inquiry background.) Associate Professor Tilman Ruff participated on behalf of ICANi.

IPPNW 2008: Medical Call for Nuclear Weapons Free World

Our international organisation, IPPNWi, has drafted this letter to President-Elect Barack Obama of th

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. 

Executive Summary, An Illusion of Protection: ACF & MAPW, 2006

Ourlines key findings and recommendations of this important report which documents the unavoidable limitations of safeguards on nuclear materials, in particular in relation to export of uranium to China.

An Illusion of Protection: ACF & MAPW, 2006

This important report documents the unavoidable limitations of safeguards on nuclear materials, in particular in relation to export of uranium to China.

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).

MAPW Vice President to advise nuclear Commission Co-chair

ICANi's Australian Chair, MAPW Vice-President Associate Professor Tilman Ruff, has been invited to be an NGOi Adviser to the Co-chair of the International Commission for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.

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

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