US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, speaks outside the General Assembly on 27 March, 2017 in New York. (Image Courtesy AFP)
More than 100 countries are set to begin the first UN talks on a nuclear weapons ban this week. Major powers such as the USA, UK, France, Russia and Israel have all expressed firm objection.
Read more on the talks, prospects for adoption, and background here and here.
Read the UNHS report on nuclear disarmament.