NPT | Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy

Nuclear Weapons Policy Liaison Group – Update 22nd June 2015

Select committee update A full list of winning candidates for select committee chair is now available online. Treasury – Mr Andrew Tyrie Backbench business – Ian Mearns Defence – Dr Julian Lewis Foreign Affairs – Crispin Blunt Media watch 15th June 2015 SIPRI Yearbook 2015: new data … Read More

A new generation: taking over the reins of nuclear abolition

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The Third International Conference on the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons (HINW) opens in Vienna today, with arguments for humanitarian disarmament gathering speed. This time the UK and the US will attend. What will be the likely outcome? by Rebecca Johnson via … Read More

To eliminate WMD we need to disarm patriarchy

Civil society must stop the use of chemical weapons being used as a pretext for US-led bombing in Syria. A gendered understanding demonstrates that the only sustainable strategy is to pursue disarmament and strengthen international humanitarian law. by Rebecca Johnson … Read More

Security without Nuclear Weapons: The Regional-International Nexus

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A Middle East without Weapons of Mass Destruction, Palestine-Israel Journal, vol. 19, no. 12 (Jerusalem, 2013)Putting human security needs ahead of national military concerns opens up options, opportunities and processes for banning and eliminating nuclear weapons.      by Rebecca Johnson via Palestine – … Read More