Category - Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

  • May 22, 2010

    Pressure is growing on defence ministers, who appear to have ruled out including Trident in their strategic review. The Lib Dems have been accused of accepting Tory policy on the issue.

  • May 6, 2010

    The states who are party to the 2010 Review Conference have been positive in affirming the so called 'three pillars' of the Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT). These are the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, nuclear disarmament by the Nuclear Weapons States, and the right to the peaceful use of nuclear technology.

    It is this last point, however, that has increasingly concerned me over the first week of this Review Conference.

  • May 6, 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament have said that some constituencies have become “Trident marginals”, in which a closely fought contest involves different views on the issue.

  • May 5, 2010

    Negotiations on the second day of the NPT conference here in New York provided both glimpses of hope and cause for frustration.

  • May 4, 2010

    The NPT Review Conference opened here in New York on the 3 May 2010 with major statements from Ban Ki-Moon, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Hillary Clinton.

  • May 3, 2010

    The days preceding the opening of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference at the UN in New York on the 3 May 2010 have been both compelling and exhausting. Many international NGOs and their supporters have been busily engaged at the 'Disarm Now' International NGO Conference at the Riverside Church in Harlem, an historic and symbolic venue for the peace movement in the US.

  • April 17, 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament insisted today that “Trident has become a key election issue" after controversy over nuclear arms appeared in the first televised "leaders' debate".

  • March 13, 2010

    Peace campaigners have deplored Conservative leader David Cameron's recent parliamentary jibe at them, and his claim that the Tories "won" the Cold War.

  • March 2, 2010

    Members of the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CCND) called yesterday on fifteen London-based embassies to ask what steps their countries are taking towards achieving international nuclear disarmament.

  • February 16, 2010

    Christians have joined with others to issue a “call to repentance” over nuclear weapons. They joined a mass protest at the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment that saw the gates of the site brought to a virtual standstill.