Resources: Report

Our resources pages list both downloadable resources — like documents, posters or media releases — and links to useful websites. To find resources on a specific issue on this page, click on the list below. To view resources by type, see the menu at left. More recently added resources are at the top.

Doctors slam uranium miner over junk science on radiation safety: Statement issued by MAPW, 1 May 2012

The Medical Association for Prevention of War has released a statement signed by 45 medical doctors calling on uranium mining company Toro Energy to stop promoting the view that low-level radiation is beneficial to human health. Toro Energy, which plans to mine uranium at Wiluna in WA and has interests in uranium exploration ventures in the NT and SA, has sponsored speaking tours by contr

Nuclear famine: a billion lives at risk: IPPNW report, 2012.

A report on the probable climatic impact of a limited nuclear war, for example between India and Pakistan, its effects on world food production, and subsequent health impacts.

MAPW National Newsletter Autumn 2012

MAPW four-page national newsletter, published early April 2012. Features include the arms trade; Sri Lanka; and divesting from nuclear weapons.

SIPRI factsheet on military expenditure 2011

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute data on world military spending for 2011.

Summary of military expenditure data for 2011

Data on 2011 military spending released by the Stockholm International Peace Institute.

Aiming for the prevention of gun violence

Speech before the UN by Dr Hakeem Ayinde questioning member states' committment to tackling the problems associated with the widespread distribution of small arms.

Draft letter April 2012

Draft letter for members' consideration

Reaching critical will

Costs, risks, and myths of nuclear power: NGOii world-wide study on the implications of the catastrophe at th

After the deluge: Impacts of the reactor damage at Fukushima

"After the Deluge: Short and Medium-term Impacts of the Reactor Damage Caused by the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami" was published on 17 March 2011, the week after the earthquake, by Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability including contributors in Australia, the US and Japan.

FOE Fukushima disaster briefing paper March 2012

Japan's nuclear scandals and the Fufkushima disaster is a paper written by Dr Jim Green of Friends of the Earth on the 2011 disaster in Japan.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

The Rome Statute is the treaty that established the International Criminal Court, which can investigate and prosecute international crimes in situations where states are unable or unwilling to do it themselves. It was adopted in 1998 and entered into force in 2002.

Answers sought over nerve gas plan

An article from The Australian, 7 July 2008, concerning US plans in the 1960s to test nerve gases, including sarin, on Australian military personnel.

Let the facts speak: nuclear accidents chronology

On 11 March 2012, the first anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, The Greens launched the fourth edition of Let the facts speak, a chronology of nuclear accidents. "This is not a work of analysis or opinion, but a straightforward chronology of nuclear accidents, incompetence and disaster spanning seven decades".

MAPW submission re draft Defence Trade Controls Regulations 2012: February 2012

MAPW's brief submission notes Australia’s active support for the ATT (Arms Trade Treaty), and submits that MAPW is very disappointed to note the proposed Defence Trade Controls Regulations which are necessary to implement a new defence trade agreement with the USA. These would appear to undermine one of the fundamental components of the ATT – transparency.

Chidren and conflict

UNDIR (United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research) publication on the use of children in conflict and an overview of the current legal frameworks which seek to protect them.