nuclear disarmament

  • 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.

  • December 9, 2009

    Buddhist, Christian, Jewish and Muslim representatives joined voices on 7 December, calling for moral leadership by all the world's faiths in helping mobilise for the effort to abolish nuclear weapons.

  • July 20, 2009

    An historic opportunity now exists to work toward fulfilment of the promise of a nuclear-free world made in the 1968 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) an international peace organisation has said.

  • May 26, 2009

    At a time when the international community is re-kindling the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons, the North Korean nuclear test is a source of real concern, says World Council of Churches general secretary Rev Dr Samuel Kobia.

  • May 16, 2009

    Three British Churches have expressed hope about concrete disarmament measures following the the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee meeting in New York. But they want the UK to scrap its Trident weapons.

  • July 7, 2008

    Pax Christi International has issued an open letter to G8 leaders meeting in Hokkaido, Japan, urging them to make renewed efforts toward the disarmament of nuclear weapons.

  • December 12, 2007

    Pope Benedict XVI has called for increased efforts from international leaders toward nuclear disarmament.

    His message, ahead of the 41st World Day of Peace (1 Jan 2008), was released yesterday.