The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22. Photo: EPA-EFE The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22. Photo: EPA-EFE
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What is the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and will it make a difference?

  • The new Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty became international law this month but a flaw may stifle it’s aims – the major nuclear states won’t sign up
  • The TPNW has different aims to the 50-year-old nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

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The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22. Photo: EPA-EFE The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22. Photo: EPA-EFE
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22. Photo: EPA-EFE
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