Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law discusses the legal interpretation and implementation of the three pillars of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 1968, regarding the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, the right to develop research in as well as the production and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, and issues relating to nuclear disarmament.
It examines the status of international law regarding nuclear capacity, considering competing legal approaches to the development of nuclear technology, non-proliferation, disarmament and regulating nuclear weapons within a contemporary international context.
With further volumes to follow, this book provides a combination of scholarly research articles and critical commentaries on relevant treaty law, customary practice and legal case developments, thus offering an academic analysis and information on practical legal and diplomatic developments both globally and regionally. It sets a basis for a further constructive discourse on the topic at both national and international levels.
Jonathan Black-Branch is Professor of International Law, Royal Holloway University of London and University of Bedfordshire and a member of Wolfson College, Oxford; Chairman of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on Nuclear Weapons, Non-Proliferation & Contemporary International Law. Dieter Fleck is Former Director International Agreements & Policy, Federal Ministry of Defence, Germany; Rapporteur of the ILA Committee on Nuclear Weapons, Non-Proliferation & Contemporary International Law.
Other volumes in the series:
Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume II - Verification and Compliance
Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume III - Legal Aspects of the Use of Nuclear Energy for Peaceful Purposes
Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume IV - Human Perspectives on the Development and Use of Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume V - Legal Challenges for Nuclear Security and Deterrence
Nuclear Non-Proliferation in International Law - Volume VI - Nuclear Disarmament and Security at Risk – Legal Challenges in a Shifting Nuclear World
With a Foreword by Mohamed ElBaradei, former Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency.