APLN statements are published in response to significant events relevant to global nuclear diplomacy.
APLN Statement on the 5th Nuclear Test by the D.P.R.K
APLN Co-Convenors deplore North Korea's latest nuclear weapon test and register their deep concern at the further destabilising effects the test will have in Northeast Asia and beyond.
APLN No First Use Statement 2016
A No First Use policy would have both symbolic value and significant practical implications. Its potential benefits greatly exceed possible downsides.
Co-conveners’ Statement for the Jeju Annual Meeting
The APLN again calls on global and regional policymakers to urgently re-energize the nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament agenda.
APLN Statement on the 4th Nuclear Security Summit
We call for continued high level attention to nuclear security threats in the Asia-Pacific, as the threat of nuclear terrorism remains acute.
APLN Statement on the 4th Nuclear Test by the D.P.R.K.
North Korea’s provocative actions can only increase regional and international tensions and hamper efforts to reduce nuclear risks and eventually abolish nuclear weapons entirely.
Hiroshima Declaration on Nuclear Weapons
The world’s political leaders and nuclear policymakers should reinforce their determination to eliminate -- once and for all -- the most indiscriminately inhumane weapons ever devised.
Global Leaders Call for Successful Nuclear NPT 2015 Review Conference
With near universal membership, the NPT remains the indispensable central pillar of a norm-based global nuclear order, aimed at preventing the spread and use of nuclear weapons.
CNND Report – Nuclear Weapons: The State of Play 2015
Overwhelmingly, the story has been one of paralysis, minimal forward movement, and significant backsliding.
Jakarta Declaration on Nuclear Weapons
The Jakarta Declaration on Nuclear Weapons calls for immediate, realistically achievable confidence-building steps towards disarmament by each of the nuclear-armed states in the region.
Asia Pacific Nuclear Energy Community Proposed to Strengthen Civil Nuclear Governance
An Asia Pacific nuclear energy community could facilitate high-level consultation on nuclear plans and programs, as well as ensure transparency and build confidence in nuclear programs in the region.