Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

  • 19 Apr 2013

    As states gather in Geneva next week at the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty's Preparatory Committee, the UK "cannot afford to sit on the fence", says CND

  • 2 Jun 2010

    The coalition government will come under pressure on nuclear weapons today, as a number of new MPs from different parties visit Downing Street to call for government action on disarmament.

  • 7 May 2010

    After years of pressure from civil society groups, churches and others, a majority of the governments represented in New York now want a nuclear weapons convention.

  • 6 May 2010

    The states who are party to the 2010 Review Conference have been positive in affirming the so called 'three pillars' of the Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT). These are the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, nuclear disarmament by the Nuclear Weapons States, and the right to the peaceful use of nuclear technology.

    It is this last point, however, that has increasingly concerned me over the first week of this Review Conference.

  • 10 Apr 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.

  • 3 Apr 2010

    Christians have shared communion while participating in a blockade of the Faslane nuclear weapons base in Scotland. It formed part of a Europe-wide day of action.

  • 20 Mar 2010

    A speech about nuclear arms by the Prime Minister has been described as a “missed opportunity” after he failed to make specific commitments to cutting back the UK government’s nuclear arsenal.