The UN First Committee Adopts Nuclear Disarmament Resolution

After the European Parliament voted to adopt a reoslution calling for an international nuclear weapons ban agreement, the UN First Committee adopted to launch that process.   Continue reading

The European Parliament votes for nuclear disarmament

MEPs from across political groups adopt a resolution giving the EU and its Member States a clear mandate and call on them to engage in UN negotiations on a legal instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons.   Image by Abolition2000.org Continue reading

All Things Nuclear: Civil and military use - legitimacy, legacy and austerity

As the 26th of September is the International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, and with an upcoming UN vote on nuclear disarmament, I thought now would be a good time to post some reflections on all things nuclear.   Continue reading

Julie participates in the Vienna conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons

Julie has taken part in a landmark conference hosted by the Austerian government on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons, together with civil society organisations, academics, diplomats and fellow parliamentarians.       Continue reading