Nuclear Weapons

A “ban the bomb” sign outside of the United Nations headquarters in New York City. (Twitter)

What will it take to ban the bomb?

“Ban the bomb” can break this paralysis. While most of the other nuclear states joined Haley and the United States in her walk-out, the majority of the world’s governments will negotiate a ban on nuclear weapons at the United Nations in June.

UN to discuss a historic Nuclear Ban Treaty in June: first draft released

UN to discuss a historic Nuclear Ban Treaty in June: first draft released

The first draft of the United Nations treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons was released in Geneva, Switzerland, on 22 May. Elayne Whyte Gómez, the Costa Rican ambassador who is presiding over negotiations of the historic accord, presented the text to diplomats and members of civil society, before answering questions from the media.

Support a ban on nuclear weapons, if you abhor chemical attacks

Support a ban on nuclear weapons, if you abhor chemical attacks

TIm Wright | In time, nuclear-armed countries and the allies they “protect” will surely come to realize their great folly. They will act responsibly and join the international mainstream in rejecting nuclear weapons categorically.