Category Archive: Nuclear Weapons Convention

Jul
07

We All Share the Duty to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons | by Malcolm Fraser

If international law as an institution is to have any relevance, it must apply to critical issues. Nuclear weapons do not fall beyond its scope – indeed they pose its most critical test. These instruments of terror, through their ordinary use, cause indiscriminate human suffering on an unimaginable scale. They violate fundamental principles of international …

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Jul
07

The Anti-Nuclear Mountain is Being Scaled | by Douglas Roche

A three-week global speaking tour has convinced me that the world is moving into a new stage in the long quest to eliminate nuclear weapons. Weakened government ideology in support of nuclear weapons is now colliding with chronic deficits and other economic realities that make them unaffordable. I found this a consistent theme in meetings …

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Apr
19

Nuclear Weapons Convention

A Nuclear Weapons Convention (NWC) would prohibit the development, testing, production, stockpiling, transfer, use and threat of use of nuclear weapons, as well as the production of fissile material suitable for making them. A model Nuclear Weapons Convention was drafted by a consortium of lawyers, scientists, physicians, former-diplomats and disarmament specialists and activists in 1997; …

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