nuclear disarmament

  • July 10, 2018

    Synod members have rejected an amendment which called on the Government to sign up to the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

  • June 20, 2018

    CND has responded to reports from a public inquiry that a police spy infiltrated the organisation between 1980 and 1984.

  • May 24, 2018

    Though US President Donald Trump has cancelled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, churches in the region say that they will continue to work for peace with urgency and determination.

  • March 30, 2018

    On Easter Sunday anti-nuclear campaigners from across Britain will gather at the Aldermaston Atomic Weapons Establishment to mark the 60th anniversary of the first Aldermaston march.

  • September 27, 2017

    The only world that is safe from the use of nuclear weapons is a world that is completely free of them, Secretary-General António Guterres said yesterday as the United Nations marked the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

  • September 21, 2017

    The world’s first legally-binding treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons opened for signature yesterday at UN Headquarters in New York.

  • July 8, 2017

    A treaty to rid the world of nuclear weapons was formally adopted on 7 July 2017 at the United Nations. Quaker observers hailed the historic treaty as a huge step, saying such weapons of mass destruction should be illegal and unacceptable.

  • July 8, 2017

    Countries meeting at a United Nations conference in New York yesterday adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the first multilateral legally-binding instrument for nuclear disarmament to have been negotiated in 20 years.

  • 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.

  • October 14, 2016

    Governments should capitalise on years of growing concern and negotiate a ban on nuclear weapons next year, the World Council of Churches said in an inter-religious call at the United Nations on 12 October.