Asia-Pacific Moving towards the Ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Author:Hong Thao Nguyen
Position::Professor of International Law at National University of Vietnam-Hanoi and Diplomacy Academy of Vietnam (DAV); Member of the International Law Commission
Pages:465-466
SUMMARY

The new Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons ("TPNW") opened for signature on September 20, 2017. It will enter into force in 90 days after getting 50 instruments of ratification. This fact shows that Asia-Pacific is in the forward position to totally eliminate nuclear weapons in the world for the peace, security and human well-being. How to move forward the process of ratifying the TPNW? In... (see full summary)


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