In October, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) reached the 50 ratifications needed to become international law. Beatrice Fihn and Daniel Högsta look at how European governments can use the TPNW to advance nuclear disarmament.
In the current deteriorating security environment there should be no complacency over the health and future of the NPT. The case must be re-made for the security benefits of this vital treaty.
Ahead of the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague, five UK and French members of the ELN , all former ministers or senior military officials, point out that we have no way of knowing whether 85% of the world’s nuclear material stockpiles are in fact secure.