Published on March 2nd, 2017 | by Susi Snyder


Ban the financing of nuclear weapon producers

In March 2017, negotiations will start at the United Nations for a treaty banning nuclear weapons. This new treaty should comprehensively prohibit the making, having, getting and using of nuclear weapons. This paper looks at the benefits of including a clear prohibition on the financing of nuclear weapon producing companies in the new treaty, and examines what language to ban investment could look like.

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About the Author

Susi Snyder is the Nuclear Disarmament Programme Manager for PAX in the Netherlands. Mrs. Snyder has coordinated the research, publication and campaigning activities surrounding the annually updated Don’t Bank on the Bomb report since 2013. She has published numerous reports and articles, including Dealing with a ban (2015); The Rotterdam Blast: The immediate humanitarian consequences of a 12 kiloton nuclear explosion (2014); and Withdrawal Issues: What NATO countries say about the future of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe (2011). She is an International Steering Group member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and a 2016 Nuclear Free Future Award Laureate. Previously, Mrs. Snyder served as the Secretary General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom at their Geneva secretariat.

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