Nuclear weapons

Statement on the imminent testing by the US of a second Inter Continental Ballistic Missile

Today, May 3rd 2017 between 12:01 a.m. and 6:01 a.m. PDT, the US will test launch a second Minuteman III Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

IPPNW statement on Korea crisis

The persistent tensions on the Korean peninsula are rapidly escalating into a crisis fueled by mutual fears, provocations, and the volatile temperaments of two unpredictable, n

Women's March to Ban the Bomb!

Event Date: 
Sat, 17/06/2017 - 12:00
Location: 
Outside Defence Minister, Marise Payne's office, Jessie Street Centre, Macquarie Street, Parramatta, NSW

Copying Donald Trump and engaging in hostile exchanges with North Korea is hardly statesmanlike

This letter by MAPW President, Dr Margaret Beavis was published in the Sydney Morning Hearald and The Age on 25th April 2017


Nuclear war humanity’s big health risk

The following letter was published in the Mercury Newspaper, Tasmainia on 25 April 2017

Letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull - signatories list 10 February 2017

Letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull - signatories list 10 February 2017

Why is Australia not fully behind efforts to prohibit nuclear weapons?

Opinion article by Dr Sue Wareham, Canberra Times,  published December 29th 2016

Australia and the Ban Treaty Negotiations in 2017 - a round table discussion with ICAN for partner organisations and friends

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:00 - 12:30
Location: 
Amnesty International 79 Myrtle Street Chippendale, Sydney

In one of its final acts before the end of 2016, the UN General Assembly approved a resolution launching negotiations for a treaty to outlaw nuclear weapons in 2017. The first of two negotiating sessions will begin in March.

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