Briefing paper on the UN General Assembly resolution 78/240: Addressing the legacy of nuclear weapons

In 2023, a resolution was tabled at the UN General Assembly First Committee on addressing the legacy of nuclear weapons. The resolution requests the UN Secretary-General to produce a report of Member States’ views and proposals regarding victim assistance, environmental assessment and remediation. This briefing paper introduces the resolution and makes recommendations for how Member States can respond in their submissions to the report.

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