Briefing to parliamentarians: the Vienna conference and Austrian pledge on nuclear we...
On 21 Jan 2015, the All Party Parliamentary Group on weapons and the protection of civilians (which Article 36 provides secretariat support to) held a roundtable briefing on December 2014’s Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons. The meeting was chaired by Martin... Read more
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