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.
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The 2019 NPT Review Conference looks set to be as polarising as ever. Here are the issues the NPT community will need to find common ground on in order to strengthen the NPT regime.
Whilst unbridgeable differences regarding the Ban Treaty exist, the urgent need to prevent the unacceptable humanitarian consequences of the use of nuclear weapons and risks this weaponry entails must be of shared concern, argues Ambassador Alexander Kmentt
In the current deteriorating security environment there should be no complacency over the health and future of the NPT. The case must be re-made for the security benefits of this vital treaty.
Responding to “Ban the Bomb or Bomb the Ban”, Tom Sauer argues that its criticism of Ban Treaty misses the point, misreading the Treaty’s rationale and underestimating the resolve of its supporters
Continuing our series of guest commentaries on the ban treaty, Dr. Brad Roberts, Director of the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, argues that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is essentially a protest vote which may end up harming much more than it helps.