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  • New Zealand among first states to sign nuclear ban treaty, iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand, 20 September 2017   On Facebook   Fuseworks Media   Formatted for printing   On Scoop
    •   Photo: New Zealand signs   Signing ceremony webcast

  • High-Level Signature Ceremony for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: live webcast on 20 / 21 September 2017
  • NZ will sign the ban treaty on 20 September, 18 September 2017
  • Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opening for signature, UN Secretary-General, 9 August 2017     Treaty information
  • Forum: The global ban on nuclear weapons, with Disarmament Ambassador Dell Higgie, on 8 August 2017
        A4 poster On Facebook Photo album
  • 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Commemorative and peace events in Aotearoa New Zealand
        On Facebook Formatted for printing
  • PACDAC New Zealand Nuclear Free 30th Anniversary Symposium, in Wellington on 27 July 2017 A4 poster Symposium programme
  • Nuclear ban treaty adopted: New Zealand plays a leading role, iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand, 8 July 2017 On Facebook Formatted for printing

  • UN Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, 15 June to 7 July 2017 - Participants - Draft Report
  • ‣ ‣ ‣ Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, Adopted 7 July 2017
    ‣ Record of vote

  • PACDAC Call for Funding Applications: New Zealand Nuclear Free @ 30 Symposium, extended deadline: 1 July 2017
  • NZ nuclear free 30th anniversary, 8 June 2017 - Today is the 30th anniversary of the NZ Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament, and Arms Control Act   - A timely reminder as we mark today's anniversary
  • PACDAC Call for Funding Applications: New Zealand Nuclear Free @ 30 Symposium, application deadline is 15 June 2017 - On Facebook
    - Formatted for printing
  • Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), 2 to 12 May 2017
    • NZ statements - General Debate, 2 May - Cluster I, 5 May
      - Cluster II, 8 May - Cluster III, 9 May - Final session, 12 May
          + related NAC statement and Working Paper
    • National report submitted by New Zealand, 1 May 2017
      (NPT/CONF.2020/PC.I/8)
    • Taking forward nuclear disarmament: Working paper submitted by Ireland on behalf of Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, New Zealand and South Africa, as members of the New Agenda Coalition, 21 March 2017
    • 2017 NPT Briefing Book - Reaching Critical Will

  • Forum: Progressing a global ban on nuclear weapons, with Dell Higgie, NZ Disarmament Ambassador, 7 April 2017. Details - on Facebook
    - A4 poster - Photos from the forum
  • UN Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, 27 - 31 March 2017
  • Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day: Peace Movement Aotearoa, 1 March 2017
  • Conference on Disarmament: New Zealand statement, 21 February 2017
  • Nuclear ban treaty update: States discuss rules for nuclear ban negotiations, Reaching Critical Will, 16 February 2017
  • Forum: Progressing a global ban on nuclear weapons, with Dell Higgie, NZ Disarmament Ambassador, 7 December 2016
        - A4 poster     - On Facebook     - Forum Photos
  • Negotiations for a global ban on nuclear weapons are on the way, iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand, 28 October 2016
  • NZ Nuclear Free Zone / US warship visit: Prime Minister gets it wrong, Peace Movement Aotearoa, 18 October 2016
  • UNGA 71 First Committee: New Zealand statements
        - 6 October 2016   - 13 October 2016   - 17 October 2016
  • NZ side event paper Negotiating Nuclear Disarmament: Clarifying the Law, Associate Professor Treasa Dunworth, 17 October 2016
  • NZ co-sponsors resolution 'Taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations', iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand, 13 October 2016
  • * Draft resolution: 'Taking forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations'   - Resolution text: 28 September 2016,
      - Resolution text: 14 October 2016   - More information

  • Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations, August 2016: For daily updates, please email iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

  • Progressing Nuclear Disarmament: A humanitarian disarmament forum with Dell Higgie, NZ Disarmament Ambassador, 8 August 2016 - Facebook event - A4 poster - Photos
  • 71st anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Commemorative events in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • US warship visit and the NZ Nuclear Free Zone legislation, Peace Movement Aotearoa, 21 July 2016
  • Pursuing “effective measures” relating to nuclear disarmament: Ways of making a legal obligation a reality, Associate Professor Treasa Dunworth, Published in 'The human cost of nuclear weapons', ICRC, July 2016

  • NZ Ambassador for Disarmament's speeches marking the 20th anniversary of the ICJ's Advisory Opinion, 8 July 2016 - at the public event - at the symposium
  • Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG) Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations, May 2016

  • New Zealand's position on the Humanitarian Pledge: Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand, 6 August 2015
        - Reply from the Minister of Foreign Affairs, 29 January 2016
  • New Zealand discussion paper: International law and effective measures for nuclear disarmament (pages 3 - 10), 16 October 2015
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