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.

The "PrepCom" is a significant meeting which prepares for the 2010 review of the nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty. With Ruth at the meeting are MAPW Vice-President and Australian Chair of ICANiN, Dr Tilman Ruff, and ICANi's Dimity Hawkins.

Tilman has been invited to be an NGOi representative on the official Australian delegation whilst Dimity and Ruth are working with our global organisation IPPNWi and other international NGOis to analyse and inform people around the world on progress towards the abolition of nuclear weapons.