Beatrice Fihn is currently the Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) where she is managing the campaign consisting of more than 420 NGOs working together to achieve a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Shehas worked with disarmament issues and multilateral negotiations since 2006. Prior to her work at ICAN, Fihn managed the disarmament programme at the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and the Reaching Critical Will project and worked for the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. She has written extensively on disarmament processes and civil society engagement. She has a law degree from the University of London.
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Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Stop the New Arms Race: North Korea’s Nuclear Test Highlights Worrying Development
On 6 January, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea claimed it carried out a successful test of its first hydrogen bomb . While the nature and details surrounding the test are still unconfirmed, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization - which has monitoring stations positioned around the...