mw08-016On 18 October 2008, I gave a joint presentation at a seminar in Wellington on the topic of ‘Eliminating Nuclear Weapons: Exploring the Next Steps.’ The presentation considered lessons from the Ottawa Process that resulted in the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty and the Oslo Process that has produced the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions. The presentation considered how these unconventional, but successful diplomatic endeavors could prove instructive in looking at how to move forward nuclear disarmament. (more…)