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“A world free of nuclear weapons would be a global public good of the “A world free of nuclear weapons would be a global public good of the highest order” and ICAN is a means to this goal. Sec-Gen Ban Ki Moon (Oct 2008)

The goal of ICAN is a Nuclear Weapons Convention. The strength of ICAN lies The goal of ICAN is a Nuclear Weapons Convention. The strength of ICAN lies in its wide embrace from civil society to the UN.

The majority of people want a nuclear weapons free world Angus Reid 1998 – The majority of people want a nuclear weapons free world Angus Reid 1998 – 93% Canadians agreed Canada should take a leadership role in negotiations to eliminate nuclear weapons. Global Public Opinion on Nuclear Weapons done in 2007 by Simons F. shows the majority of people want an enforceable agreement. Global Zero poll in 2008 in 21 countries shows more than 75% of people wish a verifiable agreement.

To obtain a Nuclear Weapons Convention, civil society input is essential. To obtain a Nuclear Weapons Convention, civil society input is essential.

The superficial problem in terms of numbers of nuclear weapons Russia: 10, 000 - The superficial problem in terms of numbers of nuclear weapons Russia: 10, 000 - 15, 000 USA: 8, 000 - 9960 France: 350 China: 200 U. K. : 200 Israel: 80 Pakistan: 60 India: 50 North Korea: ?

What is a Nuclear Weapons Convention (NWC)? A NWC is a verifiable treaty to What is a Nuclear Weapons Convention (NWC)? A NWC is a verifiable treaty to ban nuclear weapons. It prohibits development, testing, use. . . It defines terms & sets out rules. It provides timelines, phases & verification procedures. It establishes means of communication and settling disputes. It builds on the work of other treaties. It has a non-discriminatory approach.

 1996: International Court of Justice rules nuclear weapons illegal. 1997: Model NWC created. 1996: International Court of Justice rules nuclear weapons illegal. 1997: Model NWC created. 2000: NPT created 13 steps. 2005: Disappointment with NPT review conference & birth of ICAN. 2007: Updated model of NWC presented to UN. 2008: Model NWC accepted as an official UN document.

 Obstacles to a Nuclear Weapons Convention: 'Nuclear Winter' not science Complex issues Irrelevancy Obstacles to a Nuclear Weapons Convention: 'Nuclear Winter' not science Complex issues Irrelevancy to current issues “Not my issue” Maybe deterrence still works 'Over-valuing' of nuclear weapons Negotiations difficult - requiring many languages and examination of multiple issues

Nuclear Winter The concept of Nuclear Winter has been reframed as: “Catastrophic Climate Consequences Nuclear Winter The concept of Nuclear Winter has been reframed as: “Catastrophic Climate Consequences of Nuclear Conflict” and has been given scientific footing. (ref available)

Obscure Terminology creates obstacles LTBT MNWC IAEA NNWS CD NPT CTBT NWFZ CWC NWS Obscure Terminology creates obstacles LTBT MNWC IAEA NNWS CD NPT CTBT NWFZ CWC NWS FMCT PTBT HEU SORT IMS START

Various groups with goal of abolishing nuclear weapons Mayors for Peace Global Zero Middle Various groups with goal of abolishing nuclear weapons Mayors for Peace Global Zero Middle Powers Initiative Ploughshares Pugwash Parliamentary Network for Nuclear Disarmament Abolition 2000 Etc Etc

Landmine Victim Landmine Victim

In order to achieve the Landmines Treaty both public and celebrity input were essential. In order to achieve the Landmines Treaty both public and celebrity input were essential. The same is true for a NWC.

International Monitoring System International Monitoring System

More Obstacles to obtaining a Nuclear Weapons Convention Multiple languages Multiple agendas Multiple diplomats More Obstacles to obtaining a Nuclear Weapons Convention Multiple languages Multiple agendas Multiple diplomats

More Obstacles to obtaining a Nuclear Weapons Convention NWC attempts to be fair (unlike More Obstacles to obtaining a Nuclear Weapons Convention NWC attempts to be fair (unlike NPT). NWC tries to create a framework which makes outsiders insiders. NWC builds on existing treaties. Model NWC is like a road map.

ICAN and Nuclear Energy ICAN and Nuclear Energy

The goal of ICAN is a Nuclear Weapons Convention. The strength of ICAN lies The goal of ICAN is a Nuclear Weapons Convention. The strength of ICAN lies in its wide embrace from civil society to the UN.

To finalize a NWC, we must get beyond the “appalling international vacuum of global To finalize a NWC, we must get beyond the “appalling international vacuum of global leadership. ” Romeo D'Allaire 2007

To obtain a Nuclear Weapons Convention, civil society input is essential. To obtain a Nuclear Weapons Convention, civil society input is essential.

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