Legislating the ban on nuclear weapons

On 31 May 2012, the New Zealand House of Representatives approved a cross-party parliamentary motion celebrating the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament, and Arms Control Act.

New Zealand became one of the first countries in the world to legislate a ban on nuclear weapons when the […]

Women in humanitarian disarmament

(24 May 2012) What better day to begin this blog on humanitarian disarmament than the International Women’s Day for Disarmament, a day started in Europe in the early 1980s as hundreds of thousands of women organized against nuclear weapons and the arms race. Let’s look at women who have contributed to peace and disarmament…