nuclear non-proliferation

  • 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 30, 2010

    Endorsing a campaign by UK churches, Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba of Hiroshima has stressed the crucial role of British citizens in helping to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

  • April 10, 2010

    A statue of the Virgin Mary that part-survived the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki is to be exhibited in New York ahead of an international non-proliferation conference.

  • April 8, 2010

    The new US-Russia nuclear arms reduction treaty signed on 8 April 2010 in Prague "is news that the World Council of Churches has awaited for a long time."

  • April 8, 2010

    The long negotiated follow-on agreement to the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) has been completed and signed in Prague today. But what are the details?

  • March 5, 2010

    Baroness Shirley Williams is urging government action on the proliferation of nuclear weapons as one of the greatest threats to the survival of humankind.

  • June 9, 2009

    Mayors and councillors from across the UK who share a commitment to tackling the twin threats of climate change and nuclear weapons proliferation will meet in Manchester this Thursday.

  • March 18, 2009

    The Methodist Church has welcomed news that Gordon Brown has pledged to consider cutting Britain’s nuclear arsenal. The UK will begin to scale back its stockpile of nuclear warheads if Russia and the US agree to new reductions, the prime minister said yesterday.

  • November 30, 2007

    Thirty national arms control, religious, and environmental organizations in the US have joined together to urge a block on finance for a new generation of nuclear weapons - urging funding to be axed for the Reliable Replacement Warhead.