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Use of biological and chemical weapons, landmines and cluster munitions has been prohibited. Will a treaty to ban nuclear weapons be next?

 The global summit will be held in the United Nations HQ in New York from 27 to 31 March and from 15 June to 7 July 2017 Earlier UN talks recommended negotiations for a nuclear weapons ban treaty Civil society continues its 70 year … Continue reading

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Nuclear weapons: United Nations, 2016

In October, Ms Christine Beerli, Vice President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) made a statement to the United Nations General Assembly, 71st session, general debate on disarmament. It may be read in full here. She stressed … Continue reading

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