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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • September 29, 1986

    Letter, Ben Sanders to John Simpson

    Ben Sanders sends John Simpson edits on the language of select clauses of the Executive Summary for the Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation (PPNN).

  • December 10, 1986

    Letter, John Simpson to Ben Sanders

    John Simpson responds to Ben Sanders on the edits, adding budget adjustments and attaches the revised language of the Executive Summary for the PPNN.

  • January 27, 1987

    Letter, Ben Sanders to Mohamed Shaker

    Request to Mohamed Shaker, Egyptian Ambassador to Austria, to participate in the PPNN now that funding has been secured.

  • February 09, 1987

    Letter, Jayantha Dhanapala to Ben Sanders

    Acceptance of participation in the PPNN by Jayantha Dhanapala, Sri Lankan amabassador to Switzerland, and compliments on the draft of the PPNN proposal.

  • April 14, 1987

    Letter, Ben Sanders to Members of the PPNN

    Description of the PPNN program in preparation for the first meeting. Letter sent to Mohamed Shaker, Jozef Goldblat, Jorge Pando, Roland Timerbaev, Jayantha Dhanapala, Joseph Nye, Warren Donnelly, Ryukichi Imai, David Fischer, Harald Muller, Ian Smart, Walter Rehak, and Lawrence Scheinman.

  • June 12, 1987

    Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation: Opening Remarks to the First Meeting of the Core Group, Jersey, 12 June 1987

    Written version of an oral address given upon the first meeting of the PPNN Core Group.

  • October, 1987

    Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Newsbrief 1, Outline

    Outlines plans to update members on activities of the group, report on NGOs in related areas as well as proliferation and nonproliferation activities around the world.

  • August 10, 1988

    A Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation: An International Project to Strengthen the Barriers against Nuclear Proliferation

    Full draft summary of proposal for the Program for Promoting Nuclear Nonproliferation.

  • May 14, 1989

    Report on PPNN Conference, Guernsey, 14-17 May, 1989

    Summarizes the events and issues of the fifth PPNN Core group meeting.

  • May 24, 1989

    Letter, John R. Redick to Ben Sanders

    John Redick offers his assessment of the Guernsey meeting of the PPNN.

  • November 16, 1989

    Sixth Meeting of PPNN Core Group, 16-19th November 1989

    Summarizes the events and issues of the sixth PPNN Core group meeting.

  • April 10, 1990

    Letter, Ben Sanders to Jane Wales

    Comments about funding for the PPNN from the Carnegie Corporation and the Alton Jones Foundation.

  • May, 1990

    Report on Second PPNN Conference for Diplomats, Guernsey, 11-14 May 1990

    Summarizes the events of the conference aimed at educating young diplomats on questions of Nuclear nonproliferation. Also includes letters of congradulations to John Simpson from participating diplomats.

  • April 18, 1991

    Letter, Ben Sanders to Wade Greene

    Request for support for the PPNN from the Rockefeller Family via Wade Greene.

  • April 02, 1993

    PPNN Workshop, Zimbabwe, April 2-4, 1993: South Africa's Nuclear Deterrent Programme and Non-Proliferation Policy: Additional Information Presented at the Workshop

    Summarizes PPNN Workshop, Zimbabwe and South Africa's nuclear deterrent program

  • July 26, 1995

    Letter, Ben Sanders to Shephard Forman

    Summary of activities of the PPNN and request for further action along with a funding proposal for the Ford Foundation.

  • June 25, 1999

    Letter, Wade Greene to Ben Sanders

    Rejection of support for the PPNN by the Rockefeller foundation with continued interest in future projects.

  • April 12, 2001

    Letter to the Program for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation Group Members

    Updates Core Members on funding problems and reformulation of the group to remain within financial limits.