UN on Nuclear Weapons

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1. 2. Position on Nuclear Arms

1.1. Position on Nuclear Arms The United Nations has an official policy on disarmament for Nuclear weapons. It has proposed treaties such as the Nuclear Weapons Ban treaty which aims to ban the production, stockpiling, testing, and acquisition of the Nuclear weapons.

1.2. The United Nations has set up the UNODA, United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs aimed to disarm the world from all Nuclear Weapons All Nuclear weapons need to be destroyed and de-activated

1.3. The UNODA’s charter first paragraph is:Nuclear weapons are the most dangerous weapons on earth.  One can destroy a whole city, potentially killing millions, and jeopardizing the natural environment and lives of future generations through its long-term catastrophic effects.  The dangers from such weapons arise from their very existence.  Although nuclear weapons have only been used twice in warfare—in the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945—about 22,000 reportedly remain in our world today and there have been over 2,000 nuclear tests conducted to date.  Disarmament is the best protection against such dangers, but achieving this goal has been a tremendously difficult challenge.

1.4. All Secretary Generals of the United nations put forward ideas to support the various resolution though they were all postponed in the General Assembly and Security Council, by the various countries with veto power.

2. 3. Evidence of your views

2.1. “The United Nations has sought to eliminate such weapons ever since its establishment.”

2.2. Achieving global nuclear disarmament is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations. It was the subject of the General Assembly’s first resolution in 1946.

2.3. United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs Strong policy against countries possessing nuclear weapons

2.4. “Disarmament is the best protection against such dangers”

3. 4. Impact of your views