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Kill the NPT Collapse Thesis

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is often alleged to be at risk of “crumbling” or “damaged beyond repair”. Kjølv Egeland, Fellow at the Norwegian Academy of International Law, argues that this fear-mongering is unfounded. The NPT is one of the most widely supported international agreements that exist today. The challenge facing its supporters is not damage-limitation or “protecting what we’ve got” but extending the disarmament norm.

20 July 2018 | Kjølv Egeland
Global Security|NPT|Nuclear Disarmament|Nuclear Weapons

Waltzing in Vienna: The Humanitarian Initiative Takes Another Critical Step

Kjølv Egeland provides an overview of proceedings at the December 2014 Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, concluding that a focus on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons has given those advocating for disarmament a new lease of life.

11 December 2014 | Kjølv Egeland
Global Security|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Disarmament|Nuclear Security|Nuclear Weapons|Security