Nuclear bomb survivor calls on UK government to disarm

As the world prepares to remember the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 75th anniversary of the events, a survivor of Hiroshima and written a personal letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling on the UK to disarm its nuclear weapons and join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Unfortunately to date

Sudan signs the Ban Treaty

Sudan has become the 82nd state to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, confirming the move at the United Nations in New York on Wednesday 22 July. Sudan will now complete its domestic process for officially joining the Treaty in the future. The Ban Treaty was negotiated by the United Nations in

Botswana ratifies the Ban Treaty

Botswana has become the 40th state to join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), confirming the move at the United Nations on Wednesday 15 July. 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

Fiji ratifies the Ban Treaty

Fiji has become the 39th state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), doing soon the third anniversary of the passing of the Treaty. The TPNW will enter into force once 50 states complete the ratification process, with many more currently in the process of doing so. Fiji becomes the sixth

Third anniversary of the Ban Treaty

July 7th marks three years since the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was passed at the United Nations in New York. 122 states supported the Treaty and that level of support has been reiterated in subsequent votes at the UN. The Treaty was achieved after years of campaigning by CND and other groups