Understanding the nuclear ban treaty

Laura Considine and Leah de Haan

ICAN campaigners protest outside Australia’s permanent mission to the UN at Geneva, during the May session of the UN open-ended working group on nuclear disarmament. Australia was among a handful of nations that voiced opposition to a ban on nuclear weapons. Image credit: Tim Wright via Flickr

This blogpost summarizes the key takeaways from a recent Chatham House webinar on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) given by Laura Considine, Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds.

1. The ban treaty makes nuclear…



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