Archiv: Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

03.11.2020 - 14:34 [ Evening Report ]

315 nuclear bombs and ongoing suffering: the shameful history of nuclear testing in Australia and the Pacific

We may never know the full impact of these explosions because in many cases, as the Royal Commission report on British Nuclear Tests in Australia found in 1985: “the resources allocated for Aboriginal welfare and safety were ludicrous, amounting to nothing more than a token gesture”. But we can listen to the survivors.

24.10.2020 - 03:34 [ The Mainichi ]

UN nuclear ban treaty just one ratification shy of taking effect

Jamaica and Nauru are the latest countries to complete the ratification procedures, the United Nations said. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, adopted in 2017, will enter into force 90 days after it has been ratified by at least 50 countries and regions.

03.10.2020 - 00:29 [ Xinhuanet ]

Global tensions strain nuclear disarmament architecture: UN General Assembly president

The only sure way to eliminate this threat is to eliminate the weapons themselves. There is no alternative, he said. „It is therefore unfortunate that the architecture developed over decades to support the goals of disarmament and enhance security is under significant strain with rising global tensions.“

07.07.2020 - 20:49 [ Kyodo News ]

A-bomb survivor calls for early enforcement of nuke ban pact

All five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council — Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States — as well as Japan have declined to ratify the nuclear ban treaty.

29.10.2018 - 22:36 [ ]

Russia, UK, China, US, France won’t sign Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Moscow, London, Beijing, Washington and Paris won’t sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, a joint statement made at the First Committee of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly said, TASS reports.

26.09.2018 - 16:30 [ Greenpeace ]

Five reasons to support a total ban of nuclear weapons today

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is a roadmap to achieving the total elimination of these weapons of mass destruction. To enter into force, the Treaty must be signed and ratified by 50 countries. To date, there are 15 ratifications and 60 signatures.