World body of parliaments highlights cyberwar and nuclear risks

Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopts resolution on cyber-warfare.Risks of nuclear-weapons-use through cyber attack identified.IPU calls for de-alerting of nuclear weapons, followed by nuclear abolition, to prevent an unauthorised or accidental use of nuclear weapons that would have catastrophic consequences. Read more

UK, Norway and Japan parliaments – on a ban, the pledge and the role of nukes

Parliamentary questions and debates have recently taken place in the parliaments of Japan, Norway and the United Kingdom on the role of nuclear weapons, the possibility of a nuclear weapons ban and support for the Austrian pledge to ‘fill the legal gap to prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons.’ Read more

US and European legislators – should nuclear weapons deployment be expanded in Europe?

US legislators call for nukes to new NATO countries. NATO parliamentarians oppose. Joint letter from NATO parliamentarians to President Obama. Read more

PNND commends Austria for the Vienna Conference

PNND Co-Presidents and Council Members send letter to Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, commending Austria for the Conference on Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons. Read more

Vienna conference: legislators vital to nuclear disarmament

Over 1000 delegates (government and non-governmental) meet in Vienna to discuss the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons. Parliamentarians from over a dozen countries participate. The Vienna Conference stresses the vital role of parliamentarians. Read more

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