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New York consultation on The Ban Treaty and the problem of hosting nuclear weapons belonging to other states

On 16 June 2017, Pugwash held a roundtable consultation sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the UN in the margins of the UN Conference to Negotiate a Legally Binding Instrument to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, Leading Towards their Total Elimination. 688 more words

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China won’t support India's NSG bid without ‘two-step approach’ -- China says we are “open” to India joining the NSG but there were “procedures and processes” to be completed

 China has hinted it will not back India’s bid to join the NSG unless a formula is evolved for letting in any country that has not signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty. 492 more words

Nuclear Free Continent -- Assessing the Literature on South American Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons

In the wake of the Second World War, the international community was individually and collectively faced with the reality that the shape of war and peace had changed permanently with the detonation of nuclear weapons in anger at Hiroshima and Nagasaki. 2,365 more words