The removal of US nuclear weapons from German soil would undermine the Euro-Atlantic security architecture and increase the likelihood of war in Europe, including that of nuclear use.
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The Global Enterprise initiative encourages practical steps and commitments that demonstrate the ability of States to work together to advance the NPT’s nuclear disarmament goals. Many of these actions can be taken now without waiting until the RevCon is rescheduled.
In a digital conversation, the founders of the ELN and Women Political Leaders discuss championing women in political leadership and redressing gender imbalances.
This ELN brief on the Open Skies Treaty (OST) has live updates, including European and Russian reactions, to the US withdrawal from the Treaty.
“I’m not dead yet!”: What the COVID-19 prompted postponement could mean for the 10th NPT Review Conference
The delay of the Review Conference and disruption of the usual preparatory processes could offer an opportunity and space for a new vision for the conference and review process to emerge.
In a post-COVID world, greater convergence between the silos of security and defence is needed for a more efficient and effective way to deal with threats and risks to both people and states.
US engagement in the process looks distinct from that of other members as it’s inextricably linked to its perception of the global security environment.
Beijing has re-started the P5 process after a break in formal conferences in 2017-2018 and has led on the glossary and Bangkok Treaty workstreams.
The ELN has issued a group statement, signed by 16 former high ranking military and defence figures from across Europe, urging all parties to remain in the agreement.