Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Policy

Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Policy

Global treaty regimes underpin international peace and security. APLN analyses developments and offers recommendations to sustain or improve them.

  • Expectations for the TPNW
    THE PULSE

    Expectations for the TPNW

    21 Jun 2022 | John CARLSON, ABE Nobuyasu, Karla Mae PABELIÑA, Kasit PIROMYA, CHEONG Wooksik and Tanya OGILVIE-WHITE

    The First Meeting of the States Parties to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will take place in Vienna from 21 June to 23 June. Six experts from Australia, South Korea, ...

  • TPNW in a Challenging Security Environment
    COMMENTARIES

    TPNW in a Challenging Security Environment

    20 Jun 2022 | John CARLSON

    The first meeting of TPNW states parties is taking place at a time when global hopes of avoiding nuclear war and eliminating nuclear weapons are facing major setbacks. There is an urgent need for ...

  • Grappling with the TPNW: Options for Japan
    COMMENTARIES

    Grappling with the TPNW: Options for Japan

    15 Jun 2022 | ABE Nobuyasu

    How can Japan can support the TPNW and close the gap between the Japanese public support of the treaty and political action?

  • The Limited Nuclear War Hidden Behind the Long Peace
    COMMENTARIES

    The Limited Nuclear War Hidden Behind the Long Peace

    7 Jun 2022 | Robert JACOBS

    Robert Jacobs highlights the impact that the thousands of nuclear weapons tests had on populations living in the vicinity of testing sites.

  • The Need for Diversity of Gender Perspectives on Matters of Security and Peace
    COMMENTARIES

    The Need for Diversity of Gender Perspectives on Matters of Security and Peace

    24 May 2022 | Manpreet SETHI

    Manpreet Sethi writes on the need for greater diversity in gender perspectives on matters of security and peace.

  • Great Power Risk Reduction Measures and Lessons for the Asia-Pacific
    VIDEO ANALYSIS

    Great Power Risk Reduction Measures and Lessons for the Asia-Pacific

    4 Apr 2022 | Dmitry STEFANOVICH

    Dmitry Stefanovich, Research Fellow at the Center for International Security, introduces the concept of Risk Reduction Measures and explains why they are required.