The Acronym Institute conducts research, participates in meetings, analyses developments, and disseminates ideas and information on peace, disarmament and human security in all their aspects. Our primary purpose is to facilitate the fuller and better-informed participation of civil society and nations in developing and implementing effective measures to demilitarize relations between states and peoples, promote human security and protect the environment.

News and Views

24 March 2015

A group of atomic-bomb survivors and antinuclear organizations criticized the Japanese government on Tuesday for not showing support for an Austrian document circulated among U.N. countries that calls for a ban on nuclear weapons.

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Parliamentary Records

Mr Mike Hancock MP:

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many Trident missiles are undergoing maintenance work.

Mr Philip Dunne (MoD): 

The UK’s Trident missiles are...

Publications

28 January 2015

Read about the latest political activity around nuclear weapons in the UK, including the Opposition Day Debate about Trident replacement.

Parliamentary update: Nuclear Weapons Policy Liaison Group, 5th - 26th January 2014

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