International Law at Westminster

Research areas

Nuclear non-proliferation law

Westminster Law School is an institutional member of the European Union's Non-Proliferation Consortium. The School hosted a law panel event on the use of nuclear weapons in October 2014.

Professor Marco Roscini is researching nuclear non-proliferation law and has widely published on the subject, including a book, book co-authorship and numerous collaborations, together with a number of articles:-

Roscini, Marco (2014) International law, nuclear weapon-free zones and the proposed zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East. In: Nuclear weapons under international law. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 321-346. ISBN 9781107042742;

Roscini, Marco and Joyner, Daniel H. (2012) Withdrawal from and termination of non-proliferation treaties. In: Non-proliferation law as a special regime. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 151-171. ISBN 9781107009714;

Joyner, Daniel H. and Roscini, Marco, eds. (2012) Non-Proliferation law as a special regime. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9781107009714;

Roscini, Marco (2011) Negative security assurances in the protocols additional to the treaties establishing nuclear weapon-free zones. In: Obama and the Bomb - The Vision of a World Free of Nuclear Weapons. Internationale Sicherheit, 9 . Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, pp. 129-147. ISBN 9783631612637;

Roscini, Marco (2008) Something old, something new: the 2006 Semipalatinsk Treaty on a nuclear weapon-free zone in Central Asia. Chinese Journal of International Law, 7 (3). pp. 593-624. ISSN 1540-1650;

Roscini, Marco (2003) Le zone denuclearizzate (Nuclear weapon-free zones), G. Giappichelli, Turin, Italy.pp. XVI-441. ISBN 8834834178;

Roscini, Marco (2002) The navigational rights of nuclear ships. Leiden Journal of International Law, 15 (1). pp. 251-265. ISSN 0922-1565.