Tag Archives: North Korea

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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The Hibakusha appeal for a nuclear ban treaty

At the end of November the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed sanctions on North Korea because of their nuclear test in September: Beatrice Fihn ‏@BeaFihn  Nov 30 retweeted UKUN_NewYork, adding that British nuclear weapons have the same unacceptable humanitarian consequences as … Continue reading

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Addressing countries with a treaty requirement to pursue negotiations “in good faith” to end the nuclear arms race and achieve total nuclear disarmament

Two people on the mailing list have drawn our attention to the hearings in The Hague, which began on March 7, 2016. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) heard the preliminary objections raised by the United Kingdom (UK), India and … Continue reading

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