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Austrian Parliament hosts roundtable during the Vienna Humanitarian Conference

In conjunction with the the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, Austrian Parliament hosted a roundtable in cooperation with the Inter-Parliamentary Union and PNND. Read more

UIP incentiva a los parlamentarios a unirse a la campaña UNFOLD CERO

Septiembre 26.2014La Unión Interparlamentaria hoy ha marcado el Día Internacional para la eliminación total de las armas nucleares, renovando su llamamiento a la acción parlamentaria sobre el desarme nuclear y el fomentando a los parlamentarios el apoyo de la campaña UNFOLD CERO. Read more

Saber Chowdhury elected as President of Inter Parliamentary Union

PNND Co-President Saber Chowdhury was today elected to be the incoming president of the Inter Parliamentary Union. Climate change, the Ebola pandemic, cyber warfare, nuclear disarmament, human rights and ending violence against women and children are key topics for global parliamentary body. Read more

Parliamentarians support Sep 26 through joint actions and social media

Parliamentarians around the world took action to support the first International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons on September 26, 2014 through joint statements, parliamentary resolutions, video messages and social media promotion.  Read more

IPU encourages parliamentarians to join UNFOLD ZERO campaign

September 26, 2014.The Inter-Parliamentary Union marked the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons today by renewing its call for parliamentary action on nuclear disarmament and by encouraging parliamentarians to support the UNFOLD ZERO campaign. Click here to read in Spanish Read more

PNND Council member Federica Mogherini the new EU Foreign Minister

PNND Council Member Federica Mogherini has been chosen by European Leaders to be the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, replacing Catherine Ashton. (Click here to read in French) Read more

PNND and the UN Day Against Nuclear Tests, August 29

“Today, the effects of nuclear weapons upon civilian populations, agriculture, livestock and ground-water supplies are better known and well documented. They have contributed significantly to our collective efforts towards achieving the prohibition and elimination of all nuclear weapons for all time.”
— UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Statement for the 2014 UN Day Against Nuclear TestsPNND Members are taking action around the world to commemorate the UN Day Against Nuclear Tests. Read more

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

On September 26, 2014, the world will celebrate the first International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. The aims of the day are to highlight the vision of a nuclear weapons free world and encourage world leaders to negotiate for nuclear disarmament.Call on your government to participate. Join other parliamentarians in support. Read more

Norwegian parliament – time to prohibit nuclear weapons!

PNND Co-President Marit Nybakk initiates debate in Norwegian Parliament with a formal question to the Foreign Minister. Humanitarian consequences cited. Constitutional ban promoted. Nuclear disarmament commitment affirmed. Nuclear near misses recalled. IPU resolution cited. One parliamentarian bursts into song! Read more

PNND France Coordinator briefs Parliament Defense Committee

First time in the history of the French Parliament that civil society policy analysts have been invited to brief the Defense Committee Read more

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