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Roster of Disarmament Initiatives 2007-09

Below are a few of the numerous nuclear disarmament initiatives and non-governmental organisations which continue to be influential in international nuclear disarmament arenas.

Private Sector Initiatives

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Appeal for US Leadership for a Nuclear Weapons-Free World (Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, 2009)
http://www.wagingpeace.org/appeal

Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Free World (2008)
http://www.nuclearweaponsfree.org

Global Zero (2008)
http://www.globalzero.org/

Article VI Forum [Middle Powers Initiative]
http://www.middlepowers.org/

Hoover Plan (Shultz, Perry, Kissinger, Nunn)
http://online.wsj.com/public/article_print/SB120036422673589947.html (2008)
http://www.hoover.org/publications/digest/6731276.html (2007)

Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission (Blix Commission) (2006)
http://www.wmdcommission.org/

NGO Response to Blix Commission (2006) [LCNP, WSLF, RCW]
http://wmdreport.org/

ICAN (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) (2007) [IPPNW]
http://www.ippnw.org/Programs/ICAN/index.html

Abolition 2000 (1995)
http://www.abolition2000.org/

International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe (2007)
http://luxembourgforum.org/eng/events/aboutforum/

Public Sector Initiatives

International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (Australia and Japan) (2008)
http://www.icnnd.org/

5-point proposal by SG Ban Ki-moon (2008)
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2008/sgsm11881.doc.htm

Renewed determination towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons (Japan, UNGA Res 62/37), 2007
http://www.un.org/disarmament/HomePage/ODAPublications/Yearbook/2007/PDF/res-dec62.pdf

Nuclear disarmament (Myanmar for NAM, UNGA Res 62/42), 2007
http://www.un.org/disarmament/HomePage/ODAPublications/Yearbook/2007/PDF/res-dec62.pdf

Towards a nuclear-weapon-free world: accelerating the implementation of nuclear disarmament commitments (Mexico, for NAC, UNGA Res 62/25), 2007
http://www.un.org/disarmament/HomePage/ODAPublications/Yearbook/2007/PDF/res-dec62.pdf

Follow-up to the Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice on the Legality of the Threat or Use of
Nuclear Weapons (Malaysia, UNGA Res 62/39), 2007
http://www.un.org/disarmament/HomePage/ODAPublications/Yearbook/2007/PDF/res-dec62.pdf

Norwegian initiative (2005)
http://www.norway.org.za/policy/organizations/NPT.htm
http://www.norway.org.au/policy/organizations/norwegianinitiative.htm

NPT’s “13 steps” adopted at 2000 NPT Review Conference (2000)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/13_steps

European Union disarmament initiative (2008) [Sarkozy letter to Ban Ki-moon]
http://www.franceonu.org/spip.php?article3533

 

Prepared by Randy Rydell