Christian CND on Radio 4

Christian CND Development Manager Russell Whiting appeared on the Radio 4 programme Sunday to discuss the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN, with whom Christian CND works closely. Russell spoke about the need for the UK and the other nuclear weapons states to come together and sign the Treaty as the first step towards

ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize!

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for working to highlight the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons and working to secure the UN Ban Treaty. Christian CND has been working alongside ICAN for many years and has supported campaigning activities both in the UK and at the

UN Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 26 is the United Nations Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. This year it follows just days after the Nuclear Ban Treaty opened for signature in New York. Marking the occasion, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “There are many paths to a nuclear-weapons-free world. I appeal to all states to intensify their

UN Nuclear Ban Treaty opens for signature

The United Nations Treaty which bans nuclear weapons has opened for signature in New York, with the Holy See being the first member state to sign and ratify the Treaty. More than 50 other countries have already signed. Check which countries have signed and ratified the Treaty. The Holy See has played a strong role in the

Open letter in support on UN Nuclear Ban Treaty

As the United Nations open the historic Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty for signatures, church leaders in the UK have signed an open-letter, coordinated by Christian CND, calling for the government to sign up. The text of the letter is: At the United Nations today a ground-breaking Treaty banning nuclear weapons opens for signature. The Treaty