Open Letter to UNGA on Nuclear Risk Reduction

August 30, 2021 Open Letter to the United Nations General Assembly and Delegates to the September 26 UN High Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament From People for Nuclear Disarmament, Human Survival Project and the Abolition 2000 Working Group on Nuclear Risk Reduction RE: NUCLEAR RISK REDUCTION, the REAGAN-GORBACHEV dictum and NO FIRST USE Summary: –UNGA/First […]

PNND Co-President Senator Ed Markey introduces ‘Invest in Cures Before Missiles’ (ICBM) Act

On March 26, US Representative Ro Khanna and PNND Co-President Senator Ed Markey introduced into the US Congress the Investing in Cures Before Missiles (ICBM) Act. The Act would stop the further development of the Pentagon’s new $93-96 billion ground-based strategic deterrent (GBSD) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and direct those savings towards development of a universal coronavirus vaccine. The ICBM Act (details) […]

New York City hearings pave the way for nuclear weapons divestment

On Tuesday last week (January 28), New York City Council held public hearings on two measures (draft Resolution 0976 and Initiative 1621) which if adopted would oblige the city to divest its city pension funds from the nuclear weapons industry and establish an advisory committee to develop city action to further implement its status as a nuclear-weapon-free […]

Basel Appeal to Save the INF

The Basel Peace Office, Mayors for Peace, the World Future Council and GSI program Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament have issued a joint appeal from American and European Mayors, parliamentarians, policy experts and civil society representatives from forty countries to preserve the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and prevent a new nuclear arms […]

Senator Markey, Congressman Lieu: Restrict First use of Nuclear Weapons

Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Co-President, Senator Ed Markey, and Congressman Ted Lieu, re-introduced legislation today to curtail Presidential power over the use of nuclear weapons. We are very pleased to share this important initiative. It is worth noting that this bill, limiting Presidential powers, did not arise with the Trump administration but rather […]

PNND in the News: PNND at the 12th Annual International Conference on Overseas Development Aid

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.17.6″] ‘Imagine if nuclear weapons were used on the Korean Peninsula, either by the DPRK or the United States. The devastation to humans, infrastructure and the environment would likely be catastrophic even if it were only one or two nukes detonated,’ said Alyn Ware, keynote speaker at the 12th Seoul International Conference on Overseas […]

Parliamentarians call on Nuclear Security Summit process for nuclear abolition

Legislators and disarmament experts from around the world meeting in Washington, D.C. last week called on the leaders of the nuclear weapon states, and other states participating in the forthcoming Nuclear Security Summit to commence a high level process to achieve the global abolition of nuclear weapons. Read more…

PNND Assembly 2014: Climbing the Mountain, Feb 25-27, Washington, D.C.

  Climbing The Mountain: Legislators collaborating on bilateral, plurilateral and global measures towards a secure nuclear-weapons-free-world Parliamentary Conference and PNND Annual Assembly February 25-27, 2014 — Washington, DC Hosted by Honorary Chair US Senator Ed Markey, Co-President of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (PNND) Organized by PNND and the Frederich Ebert Foundation Supported by […]

PNND Activities and Achievements: 2009-2013

The network of Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament engages parliamentarians from around the world on a cross-party basis in key nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament issues, initiatives, and forums, contributing considerably to the prevention of nuclear proliferation and the achievement of a nuclear-weapons-free-world.  Read about some of PNND’s most recent achievements