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P5 at Nuclear conference: “The sun revolves around the Earth!”

Last Friday saw the predictable failure of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference to reach any consensus on disarmament measures.  The refusal of Israel to admit to the existence of their nuclear arsenal and to take part in a conference…

What’s that on the horizon? It’s a treaty to ban nuclear weapons!

Next week in New York is the fourth and final week of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty review conference: the five-yearly circus of meetings comes to its conclusion with absolutely no progress in sight on the key issue of weapon disarmament.…

NPT review conference underway in New York. Don’t get excited: nuclear disarmament is not on the horizon

The 5-yearly cycle of reviewing the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty got underway last week at the United Nations in New York but not before civil society organisations had organised hundreds of events around the world and in the Big Apple, under…

NPT Review Conference circus begins

By Greg Mello of the Los Alamos Study Group, USA Beginning Monday, May April 27 and lasting through May 22, the United Nations headquarters in New York will host the ninth five-year Review Conference (RevCon) of the Parties to the…

Humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons – civil society forum

The first day of the formal part of the ICAN Conference on the humanitarian consequences of the use of nuclear weapons finished today with a relentless flow of extraordinary information about how even a limited nuclear exchange would leave a…