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PNND Co-President Markey introduces Legislative Act to slash nuclear weapons spending

Smarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditure (SANE) Act introduced in U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. The Act would slash U.S. nuclear weapons spending by $75 billion over the next decade.

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Ending investments in nuclear weapons and fossil fuel industries

Over 700 parliamentarians from 140 countries met in Belgrade Oct 13-17 for the IPU Assembly. PNND Global Coordinator Alyn Ware chaired the session on nuclear disarmament and spoke at the session on the climate, peace and security.

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Soviet nuclear test victim tours England and Scotland

PNND co-organises a tour of England and Scotland by Karipbek Kuyukov, second generation victim of Soviet nuclear tests and Honorary Ambassador of the ATOM Project

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U.S. Congress votes in support of an end to the Korean War

U.S. Congress supports Amendment 217 to the National Defense Authorization Act, supporting diplomacy and an end to the 69-year long Korean War. Also adopted was an amendment to prevent Saudi Arabia from developing a nuclear weapon.

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OSCE Parliamentary Assembly advances peace, disarmament and sustainable development

Parliamentarians, meeting in Luxembourg for the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, adopt a Declaration on Advancing Sustainable Development to Promote Security which calls for nuclear risk reduction measures and shifting budget priorities to support nuclear disarmament. The declaration also supports the nuclear ban treaty.  

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High-level meeting in Stockholm injects life into the NPT nuclear disarmament commitments

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström hosts a meeting of ministers from 16 countries to elevate political support for practical nuclear risk-reduction and disarmament measures.

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UN Secretary-General reminds world of the importance of disarmament

On May 24, International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament, UNSG Antonio Guterres reminds the world of the vital importance of disarmament. His video message highlights the disarmament agenda he launched on May 24, 2018.

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Global Peace Bike Ride starts from UK Parliament

PNND and Mayors for Peace co-sponsor the Bike Ride for Peace around the World which started from UK Parliament on Wednesday February 27, 2019. The bike ride is led by Tore Naerland, a blind rider and long-time nuclear disarmament campaigner.

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