Statement on bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Christian CND is coordinating the signing of a statement to mark the 75th anniversary of the bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The statement notes that not only did the bombings kill hundreds of thousands of people but they left many more dealing with the environment, physical and psychological damage, which continues

75th anniversary of the UN Charter

June 26 marks 75 years since the signing of the United Nations Charter in San Francisco. The first objective set out in the Charter is to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war”. Since that time the United Nations has encouraged the limiting and abolition of nuclear weapons. The Non-Proliferation Treaty was signed in 1968

Lesotho joins the Ban Treaty

Lesotho has become the 38th state to join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), confirming the move at the United Nations on Tuesday 9 June. The Treaty was agreed by the United Nations in July 2017 after negotiations last several months. 122 states voted in favour of the Treaty at the final

Belize ratifies the Ban Treaty

Belize has become the 37th state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, confirming the move at the United Nations in New York City on Tuesday 19 May. The Treaty was agreed by the United Nations in July 2017 after negotiations last several months. 122 states voted in favour of the Treaty