Nuclear weapons

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UN nuclear talks: imbalances and underrepresentation in discussion

May 3, 2016  Comments are off
OEWG room

In October 2015, states voted at the UN General Assembly to hold talks in 2016 on the legal measures and norms that will need to be concluded to attain and maintain a world without nuclear weapons. The discussions at this open-ended working group (OEWG) on nuclear disarmament,... Read more

The legal gap and urgency of a treaty banning nuclear weapons: statement to UN talks

February 24, 2016  Comments are off
Eniwetok test

In 2015 the General Assembly voted to establish an Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) that will meet during 2016 to discuss and propose new “legal measures, legal provisions and norms” for achieving a nuclear disarmament. Open to the participation of all nations,... Read more

‘Don’t Bank on the Bomb’: roundtable briefing for UK parliamentarians

November 12, 2015  Comments are off
'Don't Bank on the Bomb': roundtable briefing for UK parliamentarians

On 10th November the APPG on Weapons and Protection of Civilians held a roundtable briefing on new findings about private investments in nuclear weapons production, and how the UK as a nuclear-armed state would be affected by the commencement of... Read more

70 years on from the atomic bombings on Japan, it is time to ban nuclear weapons

August 6, 2015  Comments are off
70 years on from the atomic bombings on Japan, it is time to ban nuclear weapons

Seventy years ago this week, the dropping of two atomic bombs in Japan brought about mass devastation and unspeakable suffering, killing, it is estimated, more than 50% of civilians living in the city of Hiroshima, and 30% of civilians in Nagasaki. Thousands more... Read more

How to defuse the devices of the nuclear-armed state...

June 1, 2015

Disarmament and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

May 21, 2015

Presentation to the British Nuclear Test Veterans As...

May 16, 2015

Presentation to NPT side event on Banning Nuclear We...

May 14, 2015
The underrepresentation of low-income countries in n...
May 12, 2015
Filling the legal gap: The prohibition of nuclear we...
May 3, 2015
Weapons technologies that threaten us today: Remarks...
April 28, 2015
The economic impacts of a nuclear weapon detonation
March 30, 2015
Momentum towards a nuclear weapons ban treaty: What ...
March 16, 2015
Parliamentary debate on NPT discusses UK’s par...
March 16, 2015
Latin American and Caribbean states first to join Au...
March 13, 2015
Briefing to parliamentarians: the Vienna conference ...
January 26, 2015
Victim assistance in a treaty banning nuclear weapon...
January 21, 2015
Austria pledges to work for ban on nuclear weapons
December 9, 2014
The effects of nuclear weapons under international l...
December 7, 2014
UK ends boycott and participates in Vienna Conferenc...
December 7, 2014
Event at UCL: ‘How nearly everything in Dr Str...
November 26, 2014
Imagining a ban on nuclear weapons, ICAN Action Acad...
September 12, 2014
Scottish independence and banning nuclear weapons
August 15, 2014
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