nuclear disarmament

  • September 30, 2010

    In a meeting with NATO, European church officials have advocated ending the role of tactical nuclear weapons in the alliance’s new 'strategic concept'.

  • August 8, 2010

    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.

  • June 10, 2010

    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.

  • 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 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 8, 2010

    Now is the time for nations to commit to a world free of nuclear weapons, the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, is telling political leaders today.

  • January 13, 2010

    As a thinktank in the UK suggested that Britain's armed forces are likely to be cut by up to a quarter, Pope Benedict has urged a decrease in military spending across the world, saying the resources would be much better spent on the poor.