List of treaties on Disarmament, Arms Control, and Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Below you will find information on treaties, organizations, and regimes relating to disarmament, arms control, and nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Information on each treaty or organization includes relevant full text documents, country memberships, an analytical overview, and a chronology tracking ongoing work and related developments. This material was prepared for the NTI site […]

A Comprehensive Resolution of the Korean War – Possible US Policy for Korean Peace

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”A Comprehensive Resolution of the Korean War – Possible US Policy for  Korean Peace”] Although the Korean War Armistice Agreement stopped the fighting in 1953, it has yet to be replaced by a permanent settlement. A U.S. initiative to convene, under the auspices of the United Nations Security Council, a four-party conference to […]

Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977 and 2005

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”THE GENEVA  CONVENTIONS  OF 12 AUGUST 1949 – FULL TEXT”] [pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”SUMMARY OF  THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS  OF 12 AUGUST 1949  AND THEIR ADDITIONAL PROTOCOLS”] In time of war, certain humanitarian rules must be observed, even with regard to the enemy. These rules are set out mainly in the four Geneva Conventions of […]

Defining terrorism

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”terrorism definitions”] Since terrorism has not been clearly defined by the UN and a universal definition is almost impossible to create, it is generally a common issue that arises in any security related committee at MUN conferences. This document shows the different definitions in place for the word terrorism.It can be used by […]

Root causes of terrorism

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”Exploring the Root causes of terrorism”] This document explores various terrorist groups and terror activities in certain regions and compares them to try and find different causes that have lead to the increase in terror activities and see if there are common reasons to it.

Correlation between Education, Poverty and Terrorism

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”click here to view the document”] Terrorism is caused by many factors and when looking at the various root causes of the rise of terrorism, it is common to point out the lack of education and poverty as reasons. This document reviews if there is a correlation between poverty, education standards and the […]

Freedom House & Freedom On The Net Report

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[pdf_attachment file=”1″ name=”click here to view the FONT report”] The Freedom on the Net reports provide analytical reports and numerical ratings regarding the state of Internet freedom for countries worldwide. The countries surveyed represent a sample with a broad range of geographical diversity and levels of economic development, as well as varying levels of political and […]

Nuclear Treaties & Agreements

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Here are a list of treaties and agreements that are related to nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. 1963 Limited Test Ban Treaty An agreement between the US, USSR, and UK which prevented nuclear testing above ground, underwater, and in outer space. But it does allow testing to occurr underground as long as the radioactive fallout is […]