Category - Non-Proliferation Treaty

  • 1 May 2014

    Leaders of the Baptist Union, Methodist Church and United Reformed Church are pushing the government to make progress on disarmament at the NPT Preparatory Committee in New York

  • 26 May 2010

    The revelation that the Israeli government in the 1980s considered selling nuclear weapons to the apartheid regime in South Africa has triggered fresh criticisms of Israel's current nuclear policies.

  • 2 Mar 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.

  • 9 Feb 2010

    Four bishops will be amongst the protestors at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Aldermaston, Berkshire next week. Hundreds of people of many faiths and of none are preparing to blockade the site on Monday 15 February.

  • 12 Oct 2009

    The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, is reported to be considering a proposal to scrap a quarter of the nuclear warheads owned by the British government. The news follows pressure for cuts in the light of similar moves by the USA and Russia.

  • 9 Oct 2009

    The US President Barack Obama has won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation”. Campaigners welcomed the news but urged Obama to live up to the Prize.

  • 16 Jul 2009

    The Prime Minister has today said that he wants to “make the world safer” through new global agreements on nuclear weapons. His critics say this is not consistent with the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system.