Victim assistance in a treaty banning nuclear weapons: new briefing paper
At the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, Austria committed to work to “fill the legal gap for the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons”. This represents a significant step towards a treaty process to ban nuclear weapons.... Read more
Austria pledges to work for ban on nuclear weapons
Humanitarian initiative on nuclear weapons must initiate treaty process in 2015 (9 December 2014, Vienna) After 44 states called for a prohibition on nuclear weapons at a conference in Vienna on the humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons, Austria delivered the... Read more
The effects of nuclear weapons under international law
On 8 – 9 December 2014, states meeting in Vienna to discuss the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons will have the opportunity to voice their views on the legality of nuclear weapons under existing international law. The legality of nuclear... Read more
UK ends boycott and participates in Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of N...
157 states gather in Austria for global meeting on nuclear weapons (8 December 2014, Vienna), After boycotting previous meetings held in Norway and Mexico to examine the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons, the UK has now decided to participate in... Read more