Vietnam ratifies the Ban Treaty

Vietnam has become the tenth state to ratify the Ban Treaty after completing the instrument of ratification in New York last week. The ratification was completed by Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga and follows the signature of the Treaty by Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh in September 2017. Vietnam becomes the second state from

Austria and Palau ratify the Ban Treaty

Austria and Palau have become the latest states to ratify the Nuclear Ban Treaty at the United Nations in New York, taking the number of states having completed the ratification process to nine. The two states are significant signatories to the Treaty. Palau is the first Pacific nation to sign the Treaty whilst Austria is

Christian CND statement on the Iran Nuclear Deal

As President Donald Trump prepares to announce his decision on the Iran Nuclear Deal on Tuesday evening, Christian CND has issued the following statement. As Christians we are called to be peacemakers. Despite its imperfections the Iran Nuclear Deal has helped maintain some stability in the Middle East and to start to rebuild some trust

Christian CND welcomes progress in Korean talks

Christian CND has warmly welcomed the news that the leaders of North and South Korea have agreed to work towards denuclearisation and for a “lasting peace”. The meeting between the two leaders took place in the border town of Panmunjom and represents a step forward towards a final peace treaty for the Korean War, which

Christian CND at NPT meeting in Geneva

This week Christian CND delegates have been in Geneva for meetings on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. The Treaty has been the foundational international statute for many decades and contains provisions for nuclear-armed states to negotiate away their weapons as well as aiming to stop the spread of the weapons. In recent years talks at these