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Nuclear Disarmament in International Law

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English


  • International humanitarian law,
  • International relations,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Treaties & other sources of international law,
  • Nuclear disarmament,
  • International Law,
  • War And Peace,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Law,
  • Nuclear weapons (International,
  • International,
  • International Relations - Treaties,
  • Military & War,
  • Nuclear weapons (International law)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8138297M
ISBN 100786405872
ISBN 109780786405879

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This third volume of the book series on Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law focuses on the development and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes within a contemporary global context, an interdependent characteristic of the Non-Proliferation Treaty along with disarmament and non-proliferation. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Falk, Richard A. Nuclear weapons and international law. [Princeton, N.J.]: Center of International Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law discusses the legal interpretation and implementation of the three pillars of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, , regarding the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, the right to develop research in as well as the production and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, and issues relating to nuclear disarmament. It will point to the International Court of Justice advisory opinion that states: "There exists an obligation to pursue in good faith and bring to a conclusion negotiations leading to nuclear disarmament in all its aspects under strict and effective international control.".

  A historic moment in the decades-long struggle for total nuclear disarmament was reached Oct. 24, United Nations Day, as Honduras became the .   Nuclear weapons will soon be illegal under international law. Seventy-five years to the day after the founding of the United Nations, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) began the day countdown until the treaty enters into force.. The milestone was achieved after years of global efforts spearheaded by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons .   AsFrancis Boyle, professor of international law at the University of Illinois, who helped author the international law against germ and chemical weapons, tells ThisCantBeHappening!, “Nuclear.   Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons Passes Important Threshold Fifty countries have now ratified the treaty, so it will become international law. The United States and the eight other nuclear-armed.

"On builders and blockers: states have different roles to play to complete the nuclear disarmament puzzle", Oslo: International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI), New York, NY: UNIDIR () Joyner, D.H., "Recent Developments in International Law Regarding Nuclear Weapons", International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 60 (), pp. Nuclear Weapons under International Law is a comprehensive treatment of nuclear weapons under key international law regimes. It critically reviews international law governing nuclear weapons with regard to the inter-state use of force, international humanitarian law, human rights law, disarmament. The program includes speakers on the present facts and policies about nuclear weapons, international law, including present and proposed treaties, the role of the UN and other organizations, and how to both increase public awareness of the continued threat of nuclear weapon and create new, more stable international norms of conduct and policy. The testing of nuclear weapons that is being used in the rhetoric surrounding threats of war is creating new fears and heightening current tensions. Richard Falk has for decades been an outspoken authority calling for nuclear disarmament and the enforcement of non-proliferation : Curt Dahlgren.