Council of Delegates of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, Geneva, Switzerland, 26 November 2011: here

Canadian Parliament Supports Nuclear Weapons Convention: outline

Academic Call for Abolition, statement here: [English] [Français]

Legal Experts and Lawyers Call for Abolition:
[statement]

Practical Steps to Zero Nuclear Weapons Conference
, January 2010,
Programs and conference documents: [here]
Press Release: [.doc] [.pdf] Communiqué: [.doc] [.pdf]
Zero Nuclear Weapons Conference Report [here] [endorsing groups]

Canadian Nurses Association Letter to the Prime Minister: [here]

Backgrounder for MPI's Atlanta Consultation, January, 2010:
A Global Undertaking: Realizing the Disarmament Promise of the NPT

Middle Powers Initiative: Recommendations to the 2010 NPT Review Conference

Preparatory Process for a Nuclear Weapons Convention: Concept Paper by Alyn Ware

Making Good on the Promises: From the Security Council Summit to the 2010 NPT Review, Middle Powers Initiative Briefing Paper, October 2009

Official Statement by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to the United Nations General Assembly, 64th session, First Committee, New York, 9 October 2009

World Council of Churches
"Statement of hope in a year of opportunity: seeking a nuclear-weapon-free world"

"My plan to stop the bomb: The world is at a turning point – nuclear disarmament is back on the global agenda. We must grab this chance to secure our future"
by Ban Ki-Moon, August 3, 2009

Rebutting the standard arguments against disarmament
George Perkovich and James M Acton | 15 JULY 2009

International Trade Union Council endorses the call for abolition of nuclear weapons

World Medical Association Statement on Nuclear Weapons
Adopted by the 50th World Medical Assembly Ottawa, Canada, October 1998 and amended by the WMA General Assembly, Seoul, Korea, October 2008
See: http://www.wma.net/e/policy/n7.htm


Restoring Canada’s Nuclear Disarmament Policies—Expert Seminar, February 2008:
Event Report
(english, pdf)
Statement (english, pdf)

Séminaire d’experts sur la restitution de leadership Canadiene sur le désarmement nucléaire
Déclaration
(pdf)


Text Box: Vers 2010: Priorités en vue d’un consensus à propos du TNP
Rapport de l’Initiative des puissances moyennes, Avril 2007
[MPI Statement to Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs]

Mémoire de l’Initiative des puissances moyennes en prévision de la réunion du Comité préparatoire du TNP qui aura lieu à Vienne, en 2007
[rtf; pdf]


Canadians Call for End to Nuclear Weapons in NATO/Des Canadiens exigent la suppression du recours à l’armement nucléaire par l’OTAN:

Statement, June 18, 2007 (english; en français)
Media Release, June 18, 2007 (english; en français)


Testimony on Disarmament before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs:

a) Dr. Ernie Regehr, O.C.:
Nuclear Disarmament Imperatives after the NPT:
in english; en français

Presentation to The House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (FAAE), May 31, 2007:
Nuclear Disarmament: An Action Agenda for Canada

b) Hon. Douglas Roche, Chairperson, Middle Powers Initiative:
"A Leadership Role for Canada"

c) His Excellency Paul Meyer, Ambassador for Disarmament. (pending)


Speech by Doug Roche to the recent Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome is at p. 14 of this pdf. It provides an update on diplomatic activity on nuclear weapons. http://www.gsinstitute.org/docs/Rome06_speeches.pdf


The Rome Declaration issued out of the Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates:
http://www.gsinstitute.org/docs/Rome_Declaration_2006.pdf


Kofi Annan's Nov. 28th, 2006 speech at Princeton:
http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2006/sgsm10767.doc.htm


The Jan. 4th,2007 statement on a Nuclear Weapons Free World written by George Shultz, Henry Kissinger, Wm. Perry and Sam Nunn, published in the Wall Street Journal: NWFW_Schultz_kissinger.pdf

In response to the Shultz et al statement, Canadian Nobel Laureate Dr. John Polanyi has prepared a short commentary for the Globe and Mail. It can be found online here.


Prominent US Physicists sent a letter to President Bush warning against nuclear attack on Iran:
Physicists Letter to President Bush on "nuclear option", April 17, 2006


The Statement of the Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists as they move the Doomsday Clock from 7 minutes to 5 minutes before midnight. http://www.thebulletin.org/weekly-highlight/weekly-highlight.html