Sehlac and the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons
In Geneva, the Human Security Network in Latin America and the Caribbean (SEHLAC) and the delegation of Costa Rica organized a breakfast to discuss the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons.
It was attended by 30 people, including delegations from all the countries of Latin America and resulted in an open and productive discussion in which the states’ representatives were able to share thoughts and ideas on the humanitarian aspect of possible nuclear detonations.
Throughout the morning, there were discussions on various aspects of nuclear disarmament but the main objective of this meeting was to focus attention on the urgent need to respond to the humanitarian challenge posed by nuclear weapons. In turn, among other discussions, it was stated that there is a growing global concern about the effects of nuclear detonations