Articles and Analyses

Our articles and analyses comprise briefings, presentations, reports, press communiques and other pieces of analysis published or commissioned by the Acronym Institute.  The most recent of these can be read below.

Our articles and analyses comprise briefings, presentations, reports, press communiques and other pieces of analysis published or commissioned by the Acronym Institute.  The most recent of these can be read below.

Dr Rebecca Johnson
19 February 2014

“Nayarit is a point of no return” declared Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo, Mexico’s Vice Minister for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, delivering the Chair’s Summary as he closed the...

Dr Rebecca Johnson
14 February 2014

This PDF offers a UK perspective on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons. It draws on case studies produced by civil society partners in the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)which demonstrate the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons in the UK context. Having...

Dr Rebecca Johnson
13 February 2014

Over 140 governments are gathering in Nayarit, Mexico, for the Second International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, hosted by the Mexican Government. The nations in Nayarit include...

Dr Rebecca Johnson
30 August 2013

Civil society must stop the use of chemical weapons being used as a pretext for US-led bombing in Syria. A gendered understanding demonstrates that the only sustainable strategy is to pursue disarmament and strengthen international humanitarian law...

Before the poison gas attacks killed...