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 WEAPONS: PROHIBITED, BANNED, OUTLAWED!

A new era dawned today, 22nd January 2021, in which nuclear weapons now are prohibited – finally banned and outlawed – 75 years after their invention and use.
The landmark Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), commonly known as the Nuclear Ban Treaty, entered into force today – 90 days having elapsed since 24 October 2020, when Honduras became the 50th country to ratify the treaty.
The Nuclear Ban Treaty was negotiated UN in 2017 in New York and adopted by 122 peace loving Member States of the United Nations – a clear majority that rejected nuclear weapons and the illusory yet dangerous concept of nuclear deterrence. … Read More NUCLEAR WEAPONS: PROHIBITED, BANNED, OUTLAWED!