Nuclear weapons

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Remembering Hiroshima

August 6, 2014  Comments are off
UN Photo

On 6 and 9 August 1945, the United States dropped nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  Civilians were killed and injured in the tens of thousands, first from the blast and fragmentation, and more killed subsequently... Read more

A nuclear weapons ban treaty: urgent, feasible and meaningful

May 23, 2014  Comments are off
A nuclear weapons ban treaty: urgent, feasible and meaningful

In this two-minute ICAN clip, Article 36 Director, Thomas Nash talks about why a nuclear weapons ban treaty is urgent, how it can be achieved and the positive impact it would have on nuclear disarmament.  

Nuclear disarmament and the humanitarian intiative

May 2, 2014  Comments are off
Nuclear disarmament and the humanitarian intiative

At the 2014 Preparatory Committee of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Article 36 has published this briefing paper by Dr Nick Ritchie of the University of York. Nuclear disarmament and the humanitarian initiative: making sense of the NPT in 2014. Dr Nick... Read more

Nuclear weapon free zones and banning nuclear weapons

May 1, 2014  Comments are off
Nuclear weapon free zones and banning nuclear weapons

This briefing paper, issued by Article 36 at the 2014 Preparatory Committee of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, sets out a summary of the prohibitions and other obligations contained in the five Nuclear Weapon Free Zone treaties. It discusses the relationship... Read more

Remarks during the NGO presentations to the NPT, 29 ...

April 29, 2014

A treaty banning nuclear weapons

April 28, 2014

Remarks to the French Senate on a treaty to ban nucl...

March 5, 2014

Nayarit: the point of no return

February 15, 2014
146 states meet in Mexico to discuss humanitarian im...
February 13, 2014
124 states sign on to humanitarian statement on nucl...
October 21, 2013
Banning nuclear weapons without the nuclear armed st...
October 18, 2013
Growing prominence for humanitarian initiative at UN...
September 27, 2013
Statement by Nosizwe Lise Baqwa, ICAN at the UN Gene...
September 26, 2013
Statement by Nosizwe Lise Baqwa, International Campa...
September 26, 2013
Remarks by Article 36 to the Open-Ended Working Grou...
August 21, 2013
Trident Alternatives Review: response shows global b...
July 16, 2013
Open-Ended Working Group on nuclear disarmament
June 11, 2013
Documents suggest UK boycott of key nuclear weapons ...
June 4, 2013
Remarks by Article 36 to the Open-Ended Working Grou...
May 22, 2013
79 states issue humanitarian statement at Non-Prolif...
May 3, 2013
NPT side event report: Unspeakable suffering –...
May 2, 2013
Article 36 remarks at NPT PrepCom side event
April 30, 2013
Paving the way for an international ban on nuclear w...
April 3, 2013
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