nuclear non-proliferation

  • 25 Mar 2014

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has cited deeper global cooperation as “indispensable” to strengthening nuclear security.

  • 14 Mar 2012

    The British Section of Pax Christi has issued a statement setting out seven concrete steps which it is presenting to the UK Government to avert a war with Iran.

  • 30 Jun 2011

    A reduction in the number of warheads deployed on one of the UK Vanguard class submarines has been welcomed by CND

  • 6 Aug 2010

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has urged the world to “choose life” on the 65th anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Japan.

  • 2 Jun 2010

    The coalition government will come under pressure on nuclear weapons today, as a number of new MPs from different parties visit Downing Street to call for government action on disarmament.

  • 7 May 2010

    After years of pressure from civil society groups, churches and others, a majority of the governments represented in New York now want a nuclear weapons convention.

  • 6 May 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.

  • 5 May 2010

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

  • 4 May 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.

  • 3 May 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.