“Canada and the elusive fissile material ban: Old wine in new bottles?”
Commentary by Paul Meyer
The Simons Foundation Senior Fellow
Published by OpenCanada.org
November 1, 2016
Last week, the Canadian-led resolution on a "Treaty banning the production of fissile material for nuclear weapons" (L65) was adopted by the First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly with wide support. Visit OpenCanada.org at the link below for Paul Meyer's comments on how effective the "High Level Preparatory Group" it establishes will be in generating a draft treaty text.
Amb. (Ret) Paul Meyer is Adjunct Professor of International Studies and Fellow in International Security, Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada; and Senior Fellow in Space Security, The Simons Foundation.