Christian CND AGM 2021

Saturday 2nd October 2021 saw Christian CND members attend our AGM, gathering both in-person at Jesmond Methodist Church in Newcastle and online. Our day opened with a welcome from CCND co-chair Rebecca Dillon and Rev Alison Wilkinson, Minister of Jesmond Methodist Church. We were also thrilled to see long-time Exec members Patricia and Michael Pulham

Chile ratifies the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Chile has become the 56th state to formally ratify the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, confirming the move at the United Nations last week. The Treaty entered into force amid global celebration on Friday 22 January 2021 meaning nuclear weapons are now banned under international law in the same way as

UK nuclear stockpile to increase by more than 40%

The publication of the Integrated Review of Defence and Security Policy has confirmed that the UK’s nuclear warhead stockpile will increase to 260 by the middle of the decade, ending over 30 years of gradually declining stockpile numbers. The UK currently has around 180 nuclear warheads, stored in Coulport in Scotland when not deployed on

Benin ratifies the Ban Treaty

Benin has become the latest state to confirm ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, taking the total number to 51. The Treaty will enter into legal force next January after Honduras became the 50th state to ratify in October. Benin is the seventh African state to ratify the Treaty, joining Botswana, The

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