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Framework Forum Roundtable: Reviving nuclear threat-reduction and disarmament through the NPT, Conference on Disarmament and UN High-Level Conference on Nuclear Disarmament Thursday April 19, 13:15 – 17:00 Geneva Centre for Security Policy Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2D, Geneva Co-sponsored by the Basel Peace Office, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Middle Powers Initiative, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament and World Future Council

2018-04-29T21:03:34+00:00April 29th, 2018|Events, MPI News|


The EU faces a US ultimatum by May 12 to either fix the Iran deal or the US will exit the deal. The decision will be a test not only of the EU´s strategic autonomy but also its Global Strategy.  In the article  NO EU, NO IRAN DEAL: The EU´s Choice Between Multilateralism and the Transatlantic Link  I trace the EU –US relations during the 12 years of negotiations leading [...]

2018-04-29T20:50:41+00:00April 29th, 2018|MPI News|

Tarja Cronberg and Sico van der Meer joint publication on Towards A Successful Non-Proliferation Treaty 2020 Conference

One of the most successful international treaties, the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), is under pressure. Tensions between groups of member states led to the failure of its Review Conference in 2015. Without efforts to ease these tensions, there is a serious risk that the next Review Conference in 2020 will be faced with a similar failure which could eventually lead to an erosion of the support for the treaty. This Policy [...]

2017-10-20T21:20:29+00:00October 20th, 2017|MPI News|


NORDIC DIVIDES IN BANNING NUCLEAR WEAPONS By Tarja Cronberg     My Nordic identity has received a severe blow. I am affiliated with SIPRI, the Swedish International Peace Research Institute and was in the past the director of the corresponding Danish institute. I have been a member of the security and defense committee of the Finnish Parliament and a member of the corresponding committee of the European Parliament. In my [...]

2017-10-20T20:02:27+00:00October 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

CREATING NUCLEAR DIPLOMACY FOR NORTH KOREA: Lessons Learned from the Iran Nuclear Negotiations

A paper to the “International conference on nuclear disarmament issues: global and regional aspects”, 31 August to 1 September, 2017 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. CREATING NUCLEAR DIPLOMACY FOR NORTH KOREA: Lessons Learned from the Iran Nuclear Negotiations. Dr. Tarja Cronberg Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, SIPRI States with nuclear weapon programs are different. Iran and North Korea differ not only in geography, history and state governance, the two state´s nuclear programs [...]

2017-10-20T20:48:02+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Chair's Blog|


NEW NUCLEAR DIVIDES By Tarja Cronberg On July 7th, 2017 122 nations agreed to prohibit nuclear weapons. It took 72 years after their first- and only- use. In her deeply moving closing statement, Setsuko Thurlow, an atomic bomb survivor, said: ‘This is the beginning of the end of nuclear weapons’ To agree on the treaty had taken three international conferences on the catastrophic consequenses of nuclear weapons, a humanitarian pledge [...]

2017-10-20T20:50:26+00:00July 27th, 2017|Chair's Blog|

After 72 years, nuclear weapons have been prohibited

After 72 years, nuclear weapons have been prohibited 21 July 2017 Dr Tarja Cronberg 7 July 2017 was a momentous day for disarmament and arms control. On that day, 122 states approved the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, often called ‘the ban treaty’, at the United Nations in New York. Once 50 states have ratified the treaty, nuclear weapons will be illegal. The agreement will prohibit the possession [...]

2017-10-20T20:45:28+00:00July 21st, 2017|Chair's Blog|
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