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Feb 24th
Newsletter # 7 Print E-mail
New START Treaty into Force

Finally the United States and Russia have concluded a journey that began back in April 2010 and which realization was in doubt until late last year. The entry into force of the New START is a decisive step for international security as whole and in particular nuclear disarmament, setting a positive precedent for both the rest of the nuclear powers and to would-be nuclear armed States.

This treaty plays a fundamental role because since the first START expires in December 2009 the U.S. and Russian arsenals - which comprise 96% of the world's nuclear weapons - have remained without any mutual control until today. From now on, the two powers will follow the schedule established for the exchange of technical information, gun shows and arsenals inspections. The treaty is seen as a facilitator for future arsenal reductions between the U.S. and Russia, as well as a push for the ratification of the CTBT which is now the focus for community disarmament and non-proliferation.
Previous articles:
Russia ratifies the New START Treaty
New START ratified, time for the CTBT
U.S. Senate Ratifies New START Treaty


Informative meetings about Regional Postgraduate Course on International Security, Disarmament and Non-proliferation – Wednesday February 9

On Wednesday, February 9 at 18:30 hrs will take place at the NPSGlobal Foundation (Av Cordoba 883, 10°) the second meeting on the Postgraduate Regional Disarmament and Nonproliferation 2011. Organized and run by NPSGlobal Foundation sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, This six month intensive course takes place in the city of Buenos Aires starting in April 2011 and has been recognized as a relevant educational offer by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and accredited to award points by the Instituto Nacional de la Administración Pública (INAP).

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