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.
To mark the 20th anniversary of UN resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, Angela Kane looks at the achievements of, and ongoing pushback to, the WPS agenda. To advance the role of women in peacekeeping, a context-specific approach could be the best way forward.
As pro-democracy movements proliferate throughout the post-Soviet space, Europe and the US have had noticeably muted reactions. But should Joe Biden become America’s next president this week, he will likely take a more actively pro-democracy position in the region. The EU should start planning for this now.
The Nagorno-Karabakh war could spiral into the most significant and the most brutal conflict in wider Europe since the disintegration of the former Yugoslavia. To halt this, European governments need to elevate their engagement in the region.