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Comprehensive Demands for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons in the NPT Treaty PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 May 2005 02:54
Comprehensive Demands for Abolition of Nuclear Weapons in the NPT Treaty

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- Joan Russow - Global Compliance research Project - May 4, 2005: In 2006, which is sixty years after the use of the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and twenty years after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the Non proliferation treaty is being examined at the UN. Comprehensive demands must be included in the review of the Non Proliferation Treaty if the global community is to prevent the long term irreversible health, social and environmental impacts of use and production of nuclear weapons:
Comprehensive Demands for Abolition of nuclear weapons in the NPT treaty


Joan Russow PhD

Global Compliance research Project

May 4, 2005


In 2006, which is sixty years after the use of the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and twenty years after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl, the Non proliferation treaty is being examined at the UN.


Comprehensive demands must be included in the review of the Non Proliferation Treaty if the global community is to prevent the long term irreversible health, social and environmental impacts of use and production of nuclear weapons:


1. The elimination of all nuclear weapons as mandated by Article VI of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)


2. The inclusion of the provision in the treaty that all states must be signatories, and that no state can withdraw from the treaty under any circumstances.


3, The abandonment of ?first strike? policy , and ?pre-emptive aggression


4.. The institution of IAEA inspection of all nuclear facilities including those in possession of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council


5. The establishment of fund administered by the ILO for a fair and just transition for workers in the nuclear industry


6. The suffocation of the mining and export of uranium


7. The removal of art 4 from the NPT treaty because of the proven link between the technology used in civil nuclear energy and the development of nuclear weapons systems.


8. The ending of all subsidies for civil nuclear energy, and subsidies transferred to socially equitable and environmentally sound energy,


9. The setting up of immediate programs on-site treatment of the existing nuclear waste, and the abandonment of practice of transferring plutonium from dismantled nuclear arms into MOX


10. the prohibiting of the dumping of nuclear wastes on the land of indigenous peoples or of the transferring of nuclear wastes to least developed states


11 . The elimination of the use of DU, and the inclusion of DU under the NPT treaty


12. The discontinuing of the circulation and berthing of nuclear powered and nuclear arms capable vessels.


13 the nuclear abolition vision should be embarked immediately with an early completion date


14. The inclusion in the NPT treaty of the mandatory requirement to appear before the International Court of Justice for violation of the NPT


15. The respect for The international court of justice gave an advisory opinion that the use or threat to use nuclear weapons was contrary to international humanitarian law.


16. The Reallocation of the military budget for global social justice [ and millennium goals].
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