Beatrice Fihn is the Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and leads the global campaign’s push for a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Beatrice has extensive experience in disarmament and gender issues, and previously worked for Reaching Critical Will of WILPF and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. She has a LLM in public international law from UCL.
Content by Beatrice Fihn
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.
Beatrice Fihn of ICAN makes the case that the humanitarian initiative remains the best method to stigmatise and eventually move towards a legal ban of nuclear weapons. The 2015 NPT Review Conference is an ideal forum to build on recent success.