Global Summit For A Nuclear Weapon-Free World

EDM 892

(2007 - 2008 session)

Corbyn, Jeremy

February 2008

That this House notes the 50th anniversary of the founding meeting of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament on 17th February 1958; supports the campaign’s ongoing work to achieve worldwide nuclear disarmament; congratulates the campaign for convening the Global summit for a Nuclear Weapon Free World on 16th and 17th February 2008, drawing together leading diplomatic, scientific and policy experts, including Ambassador Sergio Duarte, chair of the 2005 Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference; and calls on the Government to re-focus on creating the conditions for abolishing nuclear weapons, including facilitating negotiations on achieving a Nuclear Weapons Convention.