NATO and the Frameworks of Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament

Challenges for the 10th NPT Review Conference

Although the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) has not yet entered into force, it will nonetheless loom large over the next Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) Review Conference. Perspectives of NPT alliances on the one hand, and proponents of the TPNW on the other, are contrasted in this paper.

Research paper Published 29 May 2020 Updated 11 December 2020 ISBN: 978 1 78413 398 6

The NATO flag at NATO headquarters in Brussels, 2 March 2014. Photo: Getty Images.
— The NATO flag at NATO headquarters in Brussels, 2 March 2014. Photo: Getty Images.

Yasmin Afina

Former Research Fellow, Digital Society Initiative

Tim Caughley

Senior Fellow, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)