Past Events

International Day Against Nuclear Tests commemorative event
Nuclear Weapons & Climate Change

Thursday, September 9, 2021 | Central Hall Westminster, UK and Online

An intergenerational dialogue on nuclear weapons and climate change - two existential threats to humanity.

The event included students and youth leaders in dialogue with legislators (parliamentarians), policy/academic experts, members of the diplomatic community, representatives of civil society organizations and others.

It was a hybrid event with some speakers and invited guests participating in person at the event hub, while others participated online.  The event hub was in the historic Central Hall Westminster in London, which was the venue for the very first United Nations General Assembly meeting.

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Bike rides and events, Lausanne and Geneva
Bike for Peace Switzerland tour

2631 August 2021 | Geneva and Lausanne

Bike for Peace does a short tour of Switzerland to promote peace and the abolition of nuclear weapons. Bike for Peace was established in Norway in 1977 and is lead by Tore Naerland, a partially sighted cyclist. Tore rides on a tandem bike with a fully sighted rider.

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Parliamentary Handbook Launch: Australia, NZ and the Pacific
Assuring our Common Future: Disarmament for Sustainable Development

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 | Online event

An online round-table meeting for parliamentarians and parliamentary officials to discuss key disarmament issues for the Pacific region and to introduce Assuring Our Common Future: A Parliamentary Handbook on Disarmament for Security and Sustainable Development

 

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International Womens Day, March 8
Inter-generational dialogue on gender, peace and nuclear disarmament

Monday, March 8, 2021 | Online event

Dialogue between women leaders and youth in the peace, nuclear disarmament and security fields. Event includes the launch of the PNND Gender, Peace and Security program.

Image from SnappyGoat.

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International webinar, Jan 27, 2021
The role of parliamentarians to advance disarmament in cyber-space

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Online event

Effective policies and parliamentary actions to address issues of peace, disarmament and warfare in the use of cyberspace.

Webinar event: Wednesday 27 January 2021. 4pm-6pm Central Europe Time (10am-12noon Eastern Time US/Canada)

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Commemorative webinar event
75th anniversary of UN Resolution 1 (1) on nuclear weapons elimination

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Online event

An event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of UN Resolution 1 (1) which established the UN goal of the elimination of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.

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Launch of a parliamentary handbook on disarmament for security and sustainable development
Assuring our Common Future

Thursday, November 5, 2020 | International webinar

This handbook focuses on parliamentary action to implement the disarmament agenda put forward by UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his 2018 report entitled Securing our Common Future: An Agenda for Disarmament. This agenda includes a set of goals and practical measures across the entire range of disarmament issues, including weapons of mass destruction, outer space, conventional weapons and future weapon technologies.

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Webinar, July 30.
100 Seconds to Midnight. What does this mean? What can we do?

Thursday, July 30, 2020 |

A webinar to explore the risks of nuclear weapons use by accident, miscalculation or intent, and the initiatives at national and international levels to reduce these risks.

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Video conference, July 1
Parliamentarians and the UN Disarmament Agenda

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | Video conference

International parliamentary consultation to discuss Assuring our Common Future: a draft guide to parliamentary action in support of disarmament for security and sustainable development. 

This meeting was originally planned as a physical meeting in Geneva but was changed to a video conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Webinar, June 24, 2020
UN2020: Enhancing peace, disarmament and the role of women

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | Zoom webinar

A webinar to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the UN, with a special focus on advancing the UN Secretary-General's Disarmament Agenda released on May 24, 2018, and the ideas in the international women's appeal 'Human security for public health, peace and sustainable development' released on May 24, 2020.

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Webinars May 14 and 19
Youth actions for the climate, nuclear disarmament and SDGs

1419 May 2020 | International webinar

Youth leaders from the climate, nuclear abolition and sustainable development movements discuss actions and initiatives.

All ages welcome. The youth campaigners highlight the importance of inter-generational dialogue and cooperation.

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Side event at 2020 NPT Review Conference
Parliamentary actions for disarmament and sustainable development

Friday, May 1, 2020 | United Nations, New York

Parliamentary actions for nuclear disarmament, elimination of landmines and cluster munitions, reductions of military budgets and control of small arms and light weapons. These actions link to the achievement of the sustainable development goals and the UN Secretary-General's Disarmament Agenda.

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