The Acronym Institute conducts research, participates in meetings, analyses developments, and disseminates ideas and information on peace, disarmament and human security in all their aspects. Our primary purpose is to facilitate the fuller and better-informed participation of civil society and nations in developing and implementing effective measures to demilitarize relations between states and peoples, promote human security and protect the environment.

News and Views

24 September 2015

As governments prepare to adopt the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, their roles in producing and selling weapons that undermine development, peace and security are coming under scrutiny.


Parliamentary Records

Lord Lothian:

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent is vulnerable to espionage as a result of insufficient maritime patrol surveillance....


9 June 2015

Parliamentary update: Nuclear Weapons Policy Liaison Group, 9th June 2015.

Read about the latest political activity around nuclear weapons in the UK.
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