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

21 January 2015

For the most part, the majority of polls suggest that there is a smallish plurality opposed to the renewal of Trident. However, it depends a bit on how you word the question - for example, a Survation poll for the SNP...

Parliamentary Records

Angus Robertson (Moray) (SNP): I beg to move,

That this House believes that Trident should not be renewed.

It is a pleasure to move the motion, which stands in my name and those of my right hon. and hon. Friends in the Scottish...

Publications

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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