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The obligation to eliminate nuclear weapons

Once again, the conduct in 2022 of all the nuclear-armed states was manifestly incompatible with the TPNW’s obligation to eliminate nuclear weapons. There was no evidence that any of the nuclear-armed states have the will purposefully to pursue nuclear disarmament.

Ban Monitor 2022 Seth Shelden photo of NYC protest 2 August 2022
Eleven protesters were arrested by the New York City Police Department but released later the same day, when they organised a sit-in outside the United States Mission to the United Nations in New York on 2 August 2022, during the NPT Review Conference. Photo: ICAN/Seth Shelden