Nuclear Weapons Ban treaty recommendation on its way to UN First Committee | IPPNW peace and health blog

The world took one step closer to banning nuclear weapons today, when the UN Open-Ended Working Group on nuclear disarmament (OEWG) voted to recommend that the General Assembly mandate negotiations on a ban treaty to commence in 2017 when it meets in New York in October.

Source: Ban treaty recommendation on its way to UN First Committee | IPPNW peace and health blog