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Have we finally learned how to stop worrying and love The Bomb?

Last year, the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to abolish nuclear weapons. On July 7, 2017, 122 member countries voted to approve the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons… 374 more words

Peace

Panmunjeom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula

During this momentous period of historical transformation on the Korean Peninsula, reflecting the enduring aspiration of the Korean people for peace, prosperity and unification, President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Koreaand Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea held an Inter-Korean Summit Meeting at the ‘Peace House’ at Panmunjeom on April 27, 2018. 1,114 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Friday 27 April 2018 - North and South Korean leaders meet in historic summit

The two Korean leaders met in the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea today (Korea is nine hours ahead of GMT, so as I write this post it is late evening in the DMZ) in what is being described as a historic summit to discuss co-operation between the two Koreas and attempts to de-escalate tensions between the two states and in particular the growing threat posed by the North’s development of nuclear weapons. 1,931 more words

Politics Usa

Environmental concerns at the 2018 World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting

By Ana Alexandrescu

There is no secret that the environment is increasingly gaining center stage in matters of global security.   The Global Risk Report shows that of the top five risks to the world, four of which  are environmental issues. 442 more words

Climate Change And Environment

How we got here with North Korea (hint: decades of total diplomatic failure)

If the prospect of a nuclear summit involving someone as unusual as Donald Trump — let alone North Korea’s Kim Jong-un — seems dismaying, be assured that it gets worse. 1,274 more words

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The Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy and Pakistan: A Talk by Yukiya Amano

The IAEA greatly values cooperation with Pakistan in peaceful uses of nuclear technology

Mr Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), recently made a three-day official visit to Pakistan.

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