Prospects for the nuclear non-proliferation regime

News - 26 September, 2015

Today we celebrate the United Nation’s International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, which is recognised annually on the 26th September. Wilton Park will once again, in December, bring together an array of nuclear experts to discuss what is both feasible and necessary for the nuclear regime over the next five years towards […]

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

News - 26 September, 2014

Today is the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Achieving global nuclear disarmament is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations.  It was the subject of the General Assembly’s first resolution in 1946. It has been on the General Assembly’s agenda along with general and complete disarmament ever since 1959.  It has […]

A significant year for the nuclear non-proliferation regime?

News - 12 January, 2011

Mark Smith, Programme Director, Defence and Security writes: The events of 2010 – the NPT Review, the Nuclear Security Summit, and the US ratification of the New START agreement may make for a significant year for the nuclear non-proliferation regime. Policymakers and analysts gathered here in December, as they have for the past 15 years, […]