Members

The Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) has one-hundred-ten members from sixteen countries across Asia and the Pacific, consisting of former political, diplomatic and military leaders, senior government officials, and scholars and opinion leaders. The APLN aims to inform and energize public opinion, especially high-level policymakers, to take seriously the very real threats posed by nuclear weapons, and to do everything possible to achieve a world in which they are contained, diminished and eventually eliminated.

Ruth DYSON

Ruth DYSON

Hon Ruth Dyson QSO was a Labour Member of Parliament from 1993 to 2020 before her retirement from that position.

Hon Ruth Dyson QSO was a Labour Member of Parliament from 1993 to 2020 before her retirement from that position. During her 27 years in Parliament, she served as a Cabinet Minister in the Helen Clark led government, Chief Whip for Labour and Assistant Speaker as well as being Chairperson of Select Committees.  Prior to her election to Parliament, she was the President of the New Zealand Labour Party for 5 years and active in the peace, environmental, women and anti-apartheid movements.  She lives in Christchurch with her husband Martin Ward.