Opinion – The NPT Review Conference: Still Haggling for a Date

By Tariq Rauf VIENNA, 2 May 2021 For more than a year a vain search has been continuing to find an appropriate date to convene the Tenth Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), as the deadly COVID-19 pandemic rages taking millions of lives with it. Originally scheduled to be… Read More Opinion – The NPT Review Conference: Still Haggling for a Date

Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons “at the crossroads of international, national and human security”: president-designate for 2021 NPT Review Conference

Gustavo Zlauvinen commented on the NPT at an online discussion hosted by Atomic Reporters on 28 April 2021.… Read More Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons “at the crossroads of international, national and human security”: president-designate for 2021 NPT Review Conference

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