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Scottish Catholic Cardinal Keith O'Brien has urged the British Government to give up its “shameful” nuclear weapons programme.
The WCC and church organisations on both sides of the Atlantic are urging NATO to remove all United States nuclear weapons still based in Europe.
The Church of Scotland has called for more honesty from the Government on the amount of money being spent in relation to the Trident nuclear weapon system.
A leading Buddhist has called for global civil society to take the lead in abolishing nuclear weapons and building a global culture of human rights.
The US and Russian nuclear arms reduction treaty "is especially meaningful in what is for Christians the season of peace,” says the head of the World Council of Churches.
Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader, Alex Salmond has said his party will never retreat from its policy for unilateral nuclear disarmament.
In a meeting with NATO, European church officials have advocated ending the role of tactical nuclear weapons in the alliance’s new 'strategic concept'.
Sixty-five years after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, says Olav Fykse Tveit, more and more people are working to rekindle the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.
Is it time to start work on banning nuclear weapons? “Yes” says a growing majority of governments and civil society groups. “No” insists a tiny nuclear-armed minority. Jonathan Frerichs reports.
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.