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Today Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty Becomes International Law

Friday, 22 January 2021, 6:52 am | Disarmament and Security Centre

Ban Bomb Day event at the New Brighton Pier, 9am, on January 22nd, 2021 January 22nd, 2021, marks the first day the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) Enters into Force and becomes international law. Aotearoa NZ is one of the ... More >>

Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty Becomes International Law

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 2:07 pm | Disarmament and Security Centre

Ban Bomb Day event at the New Brighton Pier, 9am, on January 22nd, 2021 January 22nd, 2021, marks the first day the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) Enters into Force and becomes international law. Aotearoa NZ is one of the ... More >>

75th Anniversary Of The Atomic Bombings Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

Monday, 27 July 2020, 5:17 pm | Disarmament and Security Centre

This year also marks the 45th anniversary since the late Mia Tay organised the first lantern ceremony in Christchurch to commemorate the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Photo credit: Christchurch City Museum Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial ... More >>

Kuia Pauline Tangiora to receive the 2018 Wisdom Fellowship

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 2:46 pm | Disarmament and Security Centre

Kuia Pauline Tangiora to receive the 2018 Wisdom Fellowship Award in the US in July 2018 More >>

UN to adopt historic ban on nuclear weapons

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 1:02 pm | Disarmament and Security Centre

The United Nations is set to make history on Friday, when it is due to adopt a treaty banning nuclear weapons, breaking a 20-year-plus deadlock in nuclear disarmament. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was negotiated by more than 130 ... More >>

Nuclear weapons ban negotiations

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 4:32 pm | Disarmament and Security Centre

Four New Zealanders representing civil society will be at the United Nations in New York next month, to help negotiate a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Unlike chemical and biological weapons, nuclear weapons have not yet been outlawed internationally, ... More >>

International Launch of A THORN IN THEIR SIDE

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 11:29 am | Disarmament and Security Centre

The extraordinary story of a 27-year pursuit of the truth about how and why former British Navy Commander Robert Green's aunt Hilda Murrell, a noted English rose grower turned anti-nuclear campaigner, was found brutally murdered in 1984 outside her home ... More >>

Alyn Ware receives 2009 Right Livelihood Award

Wednesday, 14 October 2009, 2:13 pm | Disarmament and Security Centre

Alyn Ware, a well known New Zealand Peace and Disarmament campaigner for nearly 30 years has been awarded the 2009 Right Livelihood Award - also known as the 'Alternative Nobel Peace Award'  - in recognition of "his effective and creative advocacy ... More >>

Health Risk to NZDF Personnel in Afghanistan

Tuesday, 30 June 2009, 3:43 pm | Disarmament and Security Centre

Yesterday 29 June, the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee released its report on a petition asking the NZ Parliament to “emulate the Belgian Parliament’s decision of 22 March 2007 by prohibiting in New Zealand the manufacture, use, storage, ... More >>

NZ Should Follow Belgian Uranium Munitions Ban

Friday, 19 June 2009, 3:46 pm | Disarmament and Security Centre

On Sunday 21 June, Belgium’s 2007 decision to ban the use, sale, manufacture, testing and transit of Uranium in all conventional munitions and armour comes into force. The historic and courageous decision by Belgium’s Parliament to lead on this issue ... More >>

CND’s Historic Case Against Blair Starts Monday

Monday, 9 December 2002, 10:13 am | Disarmament and Security Centre

CND will on 9 December challenge the legality of the UK Government s decision to go to war against Iraq. The case, in the High Court, as judicial review will proceed against Tony Blair, Jack Straw and Geoff Hoon. The case will be argued by Rabinder ... More >>

US and All Countries Should be inspected for WMAs

Thursday, 21 November 2002, 10:03 am | Disarmament and Security Centre

As UN weapons inspectors return to Baghdad, Australian peace groups have welcomed the inspections. So welcome are the inspections in fact, according to the groups, that everybody, and especially the US, Russia, China, France, the UK, India, Pakistan, ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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