Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear Weapons Use in South Asia: Zia Mian’s Lecture at Harvard

Nuclear Weapons Use in South Asia: Zia Mian’s Lecture at Harvard

Zia Mian is a physicist and co-director of Princeton’s Program on Science and Global Security, co-chair of the International Panel on Fissile Materials, and co-author of Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation.

Establishing a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons – UN Chief’s Statement

Establishing a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons – UN Chief’s Statement

Remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the Establishment of a Middle East Zone Free of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Setsuko Thurlow’s Wish for Nuclear Disarmament

Setsuko Thurlow’s Wish for Nuclear Disarmament

Setsuko Thurlow, a native of Hiroshima, describes her journey from atomic bomb survivor to nuclear disarmament advocate. In 2017, she accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which had spearheaded efforts to achieve a treaty banning nuclear weapons.

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

On the 7th of July 2017, 122 countries voted in favour of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Countries that don’t have nuclear weapons but live under their threat voted for a ban. Without the knowledge of most of their citizens, the governments of the world’s nuclear powers didn’t vote, and yet the ban went ahead. Something new is happening.