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

15 December 2014

Britain’s minority parties today signalled they would prop up a minority Labour government if it agreed to scrap Trident.

The leaders of the Scottish National Party, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party said axing the nuclear deterrent...

Parliamentary Records

House of Commons: Written Statement (HCWS162)
Ministry of Defence
Written Statement made by:
Secretary of State for Defence (Michael Fallon)
18 Dec 2014.


Dr Rebecca Johnson
17 December 2014

Driven by “the imperative of human security for all", Austria pledged at the HINW conference to work to "stigmatise, prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons in light of their unacceptable...

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