While the nuclear weapons states continue their build-up, most of the rest of the world is preparing the way for nuclear disarmament.
Former Canadian Disarmament Ambassadors call on Canada play a leadership role in the elimination of nuclear weapons.
Liberal Party adopts progressive resolution calling for a Canadian leadership role in the push towards global nuclear disarmament.
The Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference wrapped up on Friday, May 28th with agreement on a set of “conclusions and recommendations for follow-on actions” in support of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. NPT Review Conferences operate on the basis of consensus among the treaty’s 189 parties (currently every country in the world except India, Pakistan, Israel, […]
The United Kingdom became the latest nuclear weapon state to join the movement towards greater nuclear transparency on Wednesday when Foreign Secretary William Hague informed the British House of Commons that the U.K.’s “overall stockpile of nuclear warheads will not exceed 225 warheads” (“Britain Reveals Nuclear Arsenal: 225 Warheads,” New York Times, 26 May 2010). […]
Russia has presented a chart and other data detailing recent reductions in its nuclear forces to the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference currently underway in New York. But the information provided falls far short of the (itself incomplete) level of disclosure recently made by the United States, reports Hans Kristensen–and it may not even be accurate […]