In the last years too many people have put at risk their lives in attempts to cross a border. They are driven by the desire to enter into a country where they will be safe from persecution, poverty, conflicts, natural disasters or other calamities and where they will have the chance to spend a decent life. They are ready to face social discrimination and vulnerability, after arriving somewhere and living there irregularly. The hope to migrate is the reason why the waters of some seas, such as the Mediterranean, have become the graveyard of thousands of human beings, including children, who are moving from a number of African or Asian countries to reach the European Union.
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On April 24, 2014, the Marshall Islands filed an application before the International Court of Justice against nine nuclear weapon states (NWS). The five ‘old NWS’ that are parties to the 1968 Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) (United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China) and four “new NWS” that not parties to the treaty (Israel, India, Pakistan, North Korea). The Marshall Islands claim that NWS have violated article VI of the NPT by failing to perform their obligations under that article in good faith.