Last year, the General Assembly voted by a large majority (Resolution 258 on 23 December 2016) to convene in 2017 a United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination…… Read More 2017: A ban on nuclear weapons or “fake news”?
An interactive version of the recommendations on enhancing public safety in the event of a nuclear or radiological emergency, as well as of the safety guidelines for journalists, is now available online…… Read More Interactive version of Rotterdam recommendations and guidelines available online
A press briefing hosted by the Nuclear Security Governance Experts Group (NSGEG) will take place at the VCDNP during the IAEA Conference on Nuclear Security on December 7th from 4:00 – 5:00 PM…… Read More Press briefing hosted by Nuclear Security Governance Experts Group to take place in Vienna, Austria
The United Nations today adopted a landmark resolution to launch negotiations in 2017 on a treaty outlawing nuclear weapons. This historic decision heralds an end to two decades of paralysis in multilateral nuclear disarmament efforts…… Read More ICAN: UN votes to outlaw nuclear weapons in 2017