nuclear weapons ban

  • January 26, 2018

    Anti-nuclear campaigners have responded to the announcement made by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists that the Doomsday Clock has moved 30 seconds closer to midnight, with two minutes to go.

  • December 8, 2017

    Anti-nuclear activists will gather outside the Ministry of Defence on Saturday December 9 2017, to celebrate the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN, the global network which campaigned for a United Nations nuclear weapons ban treaty.

  • May 23, 2017

    The first draft of the United Nations treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons was released in Geneva, Switzerland yesterday.

  • March 25, 2017

    Five UK Churches have issued a statement to support and encourage those meeting in New York to negotiate a treaty banning nuclear weapons.  They have also expressed their shared disappointment that the UK Government has refused to take part in these talks, despite its longstanding international commitments to work towards a nuclear weapon free world.

  • October 31, 2016

    By a three-to-one margin, the United Nations is authorising negotiations to ban nuclear weapons in 2017.

  • October 21, 2016

    Pax Christi International, together with the World Council of Churches and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, are working with one voice in their attempts to ensure global support in the UN General Assembly later this month to take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations.

  • May 17, 2016

    When is the right time to ban a very bad thing? Nations have faced the question in banning slavery, torture, chemical weapons and more. Over one hundred governments and civil society organisations including the World Council of Churches are debating the question again at a UN working group on nuclear weapons.