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From Oslo and Nayarit to Vienna! Register for upcoming events

The past few years of disarmament negotiations have seen an increased focus on the so called ‘Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons‘. With international conferences in Oslo in 2013 and Nayarit in 2014, the government of Austria will host the third of such conferences, namely the ‘ 208 more words

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No more nuclear weapons testing

A complete halt to all nuclear weapons testing is within reach. The testing of nuclear weapons is already prohibited under the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) of 1996. 491 more words

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Twilight Zones:  Keeping a Fading Light on Disarmament Obligations

A line in the UN Journal for September 8 invites diplomats and observers to an ‘informal’ meeting of the Disarmament Commission, a body that has, by the admission of most who participate in it, fallen short of any reasonable expectations for its performance. 732 more words

Wars and peace in Kazakhstan

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by Tony Waterston

“What has International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) achieved anyway?” The question posed at a workshop on primary prevention needed answering, since the… 707 more words

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Lawrence Wittner on the nuclear disarmament movement

Aug 6th marked 69 years since the US dropped the Atom Bomb on Hiroshima. Ever since, the world has lived with the threat of nuclear destruction and all the dangers that go with the research and development of nuclear weapons. 431 more words

TLG Member Margaret Beckett on 'Reflections with Peter Hennessy'

In a series for Radio 4, historian Peter Hennessy asks a senior politician to reflect on his or her life and times. In the final episode broadcast on Wednesday 3 September, Margaret Beckett MP, former Foreign Secretary and Labour Deputy Leader, discusses her transition from trainee engineer to Labour MP, and subsequently to a minister who served four Labour Prime Ministers between 1976 and 2009. 34 more words

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