Monthly Archives: September 2014

Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

ban-the-bombFour important events aimed at achieving the total elimination of nuclear weapons will be held between September and December this year.

These events are (1) International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons – 26th September 2014 (2) Global Parliamentary Appeal for a Nuclear Weapons Ban – ongoing (3) Parliamentary Appeal Week – 10th to 14th November 2014 and (4) Third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons – 8th to 9th December 2014, Vienna, Austria.

Read more about each of these events and the international campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons here.

No new war in Iraq

Iraq-War-No-Iraq-War-protest-sign-300x137[1]MPG has joined other peace groups from across the nation in endorsing a statement opposing further military intervention by Australia in Iraq.

The last time Australia intervened, the consequences were disastrous. There is nothing to indicate that they will do any better this time round. Putting more weapons into the region is not likely to reduce the level of violence. (Click photo to view full image).