Past Events

Eloisa Romani Project Assistant, Scrap Weapons SCRAP Weapons at SOAS University of London and the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development jointly organised the webinar ‘Advancing Integral Disarmament in Times of Pandemic’ on 23rd March 2021 at the Vatican. The webinar, which saw the intervention and support of His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary …

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Book Launch: The General Have No Clothes About the Book The definitive book about America’s perpetual wars and how to end them from bestselling author, military expert, and award-winning journalist William M. Arkin. The first rule of perpetual war is to never stop, a fact which former NBC News analyst William M. Arkin knows better …

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Short, informal conversations to build connections across global open source research. Open to anyone interested in open source verification and human security, including practitioners, researchers, journalists, policy-makers, and students.

SCRAP Weapons wants to highlight the achievements of Feminist Leadership in Disarmament, with a specific focus on women in the Global South and the work that they have been selflessly doing for decades.

In light of the successful AEGIS Ashore test which shot down an ICBM on November 16, 2020 – SCRAP Weapons will host a webinar about the implications of (successful) Ballistic Missile Defence for Strategic Stability (or balance of terror), at both the regional and global levels.

Post-Covid Multilateral Cooperation LONDON, 8 September 2020- The role of multilateral cooperation in the Covid-19 context was discussed by the speakers of the webinar themed “Post-COVID Multilateral Cooperation- A chance to achieve a nuclear-weapons-free world?” The online event was co-hosted by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK and SCRAP Weapons at the Centre for …

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Lessons from the ICAN Forum in Paris Julia Auf dem Brinke Advocacy manager, SCRAP Weapons Rut Einarsdóttir Operations manager, SCRAP Weapons Engaging Young People in Disarmament Across Borders It is clear that increasingly more demilitarization organizations all over the world have started to ask the same question: how can we meaningfully engage young people with …

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SCRAP Weapons at the Youth Conference for Securing Our Common Future Jacob Loose Project assistant, SCRAP Weapons Earlier this month, I had the honour of representing SCRAP and CISD at the Youth Conference for Securing Our Common Future. The conference was hosted both at the UN Headquarters in New York and on board the Peaceboat …

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Situating the Arms Trade Treaty in the Global Arms Control Context Lidia Matias Geneva Representative, SCRAP Weapons 30 August 2019, the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (SOAS – University of London), OXFAM, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and SCRAP – the Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation, organised a …

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SCRAP at the 139th IPU Assembly: Continuing Dialogue of Disarmament Harriet Hanssen Project assistant, SCRAP Weapons As SCRAP followers will remember, Monday October 15th saw SCRAP director Dr. Dan Plesch chair the discussion of the Standing Committee for Peace and International Security at the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s (IPU) 139th assembly. The assembly of the Committee, which …

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