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April 1, 2017
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Positive Obligations in a Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons: UN Side Event

Director of Pace University‚Äôs International Disarmament Institute Matthew Bolton chaired a side event on positive obligations at the UN 31 March 2017 during the first round of negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban treaty. The panel featured Richard Moyes, Managing … Continue reading

March 30, 2017
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Op-Ed: The Case for Positive Obligations in the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Republished from Nuclear Ban Daily, 1(4), pp. 2-3. The case for the nuclear weapons ban treaty has been rooted in the traditions of international humanitarian law and humanitarian disarmament law, which bind states to acknowledging the suffering caused by war, … Continue reading

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