Article 36 Podcast episode 10: The TPNW and addressing nuclear weapons’ legacies
By Elizabeth Minor & Uldduz Sohrabi
In this episode, Elizabeth Minor of Article 36 continues the discussion on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons ahead of the First Meeting of State Parties, which will take place in Vienna on 21-23 June 2022. The discussion focuses specifically on Article 6 and 7, which are articles that focus on victim assistance, environmental remediation and international cooperation and assistance. The purpose of these obligations in the treaty is to address some of the humanitarian and environmental impacts of past nuclear weapons activities that are still felt in communities around the world today.