Former leaders and minister urge states to join Ban Treaty

56 former leaders and ministers from states allied to the United States and their nuclear weapons have signed an open letter calling on their governments to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Those who have signed the letter some from Albania, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece,

Malta ratifies the Ban Treaty

Malta has become the 45th state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) doing so on Monday 21 September, which is Malta’s independence day. Malta is the third European Union state to ratify the Treaty after Austria and Ireland. The Holy See and San Marino have also joined the Treaty. The

Malta signs the Ban Treaty

Malta has become the 84th state to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, confirming the move at the United Nations this week. Malta will now begin a domestic process before confirming ratification of the Treaty in the future. The Ban Treaty will ban nuclear weapons on the ground of their humanitarian consequences, in

Mozambique signs the Ban Treaty

Mozambique has become the 83rd state to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, confirming the move this week. Mozambique will now begin a domestic process before confirming ratification of the Treaty in the future. The Ban Treaty was negotiated by the United Nations in 2017. 122 states voted in favour of the Treaty