The Nuclear Ban Treaty: Recasting a Normative Framework for Disarmament

The Nuclear Ban Treaty: Recasting a Normative Framework for Disarmament

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– Ramesh Thakur The state of nuclear arms control in 2017 has three distinct storylines. First, there are currently no negotiations or discussions at all on arms control being conducted among any of the nine nuclear weapons-possessing countries (China, France, India, Israel,…

Nuclear Power and Small Modular Reactors in Indonesia: Potential and Challenges

Nuclear Power and Small Modular Reactors in Indonesia: Potential and Challenges

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Professor Ramana explores the likelihood of Indonesia constructing Small Modular Reactors (SMRs). RESEARCH APRIL 26, 2017 | BY M. V. RAMANA BERNADETTE K. COGSWELL, NATALIAWATI SIAHAAN, FRIGA SIERA R, AND RICHARD TANTER Nuclear Power and Small Modular Reactors in Indonesia: Potential and…

Nagasaki Peace Declaration 2016

Nagasaki Peace Declaration 2016

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We, the citizens of Nagasaki, offer our most heartfelt condolences to those who lost their lives to the atomic bomb. We hereby declare that together with the people of the world, we will continue to use all our strength to achieve a world without nuclear weapons, and to realize everlasting peace.

[Original text] Humanitarian pledge on nuclear disarmament, signed by 108 countries

[Original text] Humanitarian pledge on nuclear disarmament, signed by 108 countries

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In light of the important facts and findings that have been presented at the international conferences in Oslo, Nayarit and Vienna, and after careful consideration of the evidence,We, the States supporting and/or endorsing this pledge, have come to the fol lowing inescapable conclusions and make the subsequent pledge to take them forward with interested parties in available fora, including in the context of the NPT and its 2015 Review Conference: