For supporters of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, risk reduction measures must address the risks stemming from the possession of nuclear weapons and the practice of nuclear deterrence per se.
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The UN’s High Representative for Disarmament Affairs speaks to the ELN about why women need to be represented in disarmament, the need for youth engagement and her advice for women setting out to work in this field.
Lost in translation? Understanding the relevance of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the field of arms control and disarmament
Renata Dalaqua looks at the findings from UNIDIR’s nine-month investigation into the interconnections between arms control and the WPS Agenda, exploring how arms control and disarmament measures can help strengthen its implementation.
In January 2021 the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons will enter into force as part of international law. Michal Onderco argues that to effectively contribute to nuclear disarmament, the TPNW will need to find new strategies to build broader support.
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.
Getting P5 strategic risk reduction right: What NATO non-nuclear-weapon states seek from nuclear-weapon states
To get strategic risk reduction right, the P5 will need to respond to NATO non-nuclear-weapon states interest in a structured and transparent conversation on concrete measures to lower the risk of nuclear use.
The Atlantic Council and European Leadership Network have published a joint report on how Europeans can fill the gap to preserve the JCPOA and promote regional peace and security.
Over the last four years, Europeans have been facing the fundamental challenge of Russia and the US turning away from arms control. Oliver Meier considers how Europeans might turn existing, stopgap responses to this into a long-term strategy to strengthen multilateral arms control instruments.
The US is scheduled to withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty on November 22, against the wishes of a majority in Congress and on a questionable legal basis. Peter Jones argues the other Treaty members should “stop the clock” on the US withdrawal until the Biden Administration takes office.