Far From a Done Deal: Europe and the Nuclear Ban Treaty – by Olamide Samuel

In a rare moment in foreign policy, nuclear politics was thrown into the limelight as the nuclear ban treaty entered into force in January 2021, signalling renewed momentum for non-proliferation and disarmament. Although the number of nuclear weapons is at the lowest it has been in the last 50 years, stockpiles globally are beginning to… Read More Far From a Done Deal: Europe and the Nuclear Ban Treaty – by Olamide Samuel

Nuclear-armed States Panic as Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty becomes International Law

Vienna, 26 October by Tariq Rauf On 22 January 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) becomes international law in accordance with international legal principles underpinned by the United Nations Charter and the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.  Dreading this eventuality, the nuclear-armed states and the “captive nations” in alliances… Read More Nuclear-armed States Panic as Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty becomes International Law