House of Lords NPT Submission

Submission to the House of Lords International Relations Committee Inquiry on the NPT and nuclear disarmament. Written evidence submitted by Dr Rebecca Johnson on behalf of the Acronym Institute January 2019. To download this PDF please click on the link … Read More

Acronym’s UN working paper on Deterrence

This working paper on “Security and humanitarian implications of relying on nuclear weapons for deterrence, and effective legal alternatives” was written by Rebecca Johnson and published by the United Nations Open-Ended Working Group on taking forward multilateral negotiations in 2016. … Read More

Humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons – an imperative for achieving disarmament

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Rebecca Johnson’s chapter on “The humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons — an imperative for achieving disarmament” was published in the journal of Irish Studies in International Affairs, volume 25, edited by John Doyle and published by the Royal Irish Academy, … Read More

Linking humanitarian law and nuclear disarmament action

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Dr Johnson’s article in volume 15 (2010) of the Austrian Review of International and European Law has historic significance as an early exploration of the new strategy undertaken by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) in 2009. The … Read More