Nuclear disarmament: The hard slog to get beyond rhetoric

As next year gets underway it will require determined action by states like Canada to turn these openings into real vehicles for making progress.

Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization Photo
Lanterns on the Motoyasu River in Hiroshima, Japan, released in August, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the atomic bombing.
Paul Meyer
Published: Thursday, 11/15/2012 5:15 pm EST
Last Updated: Sunday, 11/18/2012 11:54 pm EST

The annual session of the UN General Assembly’s First (Disarmament) Committee recently wrapped up its work. Over 50 resolutions and decisions that addressed a wide spectrum of non-proliferation and disarmament issues were adopted by the committee.

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