New Zealand ratifies the Nuclear Ban Treaty

New Zealand has become the fourteenth state to complete the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Craig Hawke, the Permanent Representative to the United Nations deposited the paperwork in New York earlier this week. New Zealand has a long record of opposing nuclear weapons, which have been banned from territorial airspace,

Uruguay ratifies the Ban Treaty

Uruguay has become the twelfth state to complete the ratification process for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The paperwork was deposited at the United Nations late last month. Uruguay is the second South American state to complete the process following the ratification of Venezuela earlier in the year. South America has a

Costa Rica ratifies the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Costa Rica has become the eleventh state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons after the paperwork was handed in at the United Nations last week. Costa Rica has always been a strong voice for peace and disarmament, and Elaine Whyte Gomez Chaired the negotiating sessions last year which saw the Treaty

General Synod passes Nuclear Ban motion

The Church of England General Synod has passed a motion on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons following a debate in York on Sunday 8 July. The Bishop of Chelmsford Stephen Cottrell moved the motion, which was passed by an overwhelming majority. The motion calls on the UK government to “respond positively” to

Praying for peace in Loughborough

On Saturday 30 June Christian CND joined a Praying for Peace event at All Saints Church in Loughborough. The event brought together Christians from a range of denominations and backgrounds to hear about the work of Christian CND and seek God to bring peace around the world. During the Service Christian CND Executive member Caroline