The Tenth NPT Review Conference: A Prospect for a Peaceful Nuclear-Free World?


More than 50 years have passed since the Non-Proliferation Treaty had been signed, and the world has not experienced any nuclear catastrophe thereafter. However, the scholars of the security studies deem this phase as one of the biggest achievements of the NPT regime and the collaborative effort of the signatory states despite having many failures. By contrast, recently, the world witnesses new threat of using nuclear weapons  in the Ukraine War, the constant budgetary increase of the United States’ in nuclear arsenals, provocative remarks of North Korea about the use of nukes and rivalry of Iran and Israel with ramifications of nuclear weapons brought the world into a grim grip of security labyrinth.

Given such puzzles of world politics, where everything is unprecedented and unpredictable, recently the signatory states from different parts of the world have started congregating at the United Nations for joining the tenth ‘review conference’ (RevCon) of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons…

– Kawsar Uddin Mahmud is a Research Intern at the KRF Center for Bangladesh and Global Affairs (CBGA).

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