APLN Co-conveners’ Statement on Nuclear Ban Treaty

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On October 27th, the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly adopted, by the overwhelming vote of 123-38 (with 16 abstentions) a resolution on “Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations.” Resolution A/C.1/71/L.41 calls for negotiations to commence in 2017 on a “legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination.”

View a statement on the proposed nuclear weapons ban by Chung-in Moon and Ramesh Thakur, co-convenors of the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network.

Learn more about the proposed ban here.

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APLN Statement to Protect the Iran Nuclear Deal


APLN Statement to Protect the Iran Nuclear Deal

The APLN statement warns that unilateral actions by the United States could jeopardize the agreement, causing potential repurcussions in the Asia Pacific region.

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