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Artists for Peace Exhibition Summary

The Artists for Peace Exhibition concludes, raising $36,677 for MAPW and cluster bomb survivors in Lebanon.

New treaty bans worst types of cluster munitions

In Dublin between 19 May and 28 May, 110 governments negotiated a new international treaty, the Convention on Cluster Munitions, that will ban cluster munitions that “cause unacceptable harm to civilians”. The treaty bans all the cluster munitions that have been extensively used.

Long Dark Night of the Arms Trade

Event Date: 
Sat, 21/06/2008 - 19:00

Popular Melbourne band The Conch are among those appearing at this fund-raising gig, supporting the campaign against APDSE, a major arms fair planned to open in Adelaide on Remembrance Day, 11 November 2008.

Venue: Trades Hall, corner of Lygon and Victoria streets in Carlton

Time and date: 7pm Saturday 21 June

Long Dark Night of the Arms Trade concert 21 June 2008

Flyer for Melbourne fundraising concert on Saturday 21 June 2008 — The Long Dark Night of the Arms Trade — a fund-raiser on the winter solstice weekend, for the campaign to stop APDSE (the Adelaide arms fair in November 2008.

Act now to ban cluster munitions

21 MAY 2008. MAPW has asked its members and supporters to take urgent action (detailed below) to persuade the Australian government to support a total ban on cluster bombs.

A crucial international conference is taking place in Dublin, where the wording of the treaty to ban cluster bombs will be finalised by the end of this week. 

IPPNW Students launches Small Arms Action Group

The International Student Movement of IPPNWi is proud to announce the development of an international small arms action group for its student members, The International Student Coalition to Abolish Small Arms. This project builds on 'Aiming for Prevention', IPPNWi's campaign to prevent injury and deaith from small arms and light weapons.

MAPW presentation: chemical and biological weapons — 2006

MAPW presentation giving an overview of chemical weapons and biological weapons and some examples of their use. Also details international treaties to ban these weapons, and which countries have signed these treaties. Part of a 2006 MAPW series of presentations designed to assist members speak on these topics.

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