The Seychelles ratifies the Ban Treaty

Seychelles has become the 55th 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

New report highlights spending on nuclear weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) – of which Christian CND is a partner organisation – has released a new report showing the extent of spending on nuclear weapons in the nine nuclear-armed states last year. The report estimates the states spent $72.6 billion on nuclear weapons (around £54 billion) meaning that on

Global Day of Action on Military Spending

Monday 26 April marks the Global Day of Action on Military Spending, with groups around the world calling for money currently spent on the military to be diverted to other, socially productive priorities. Last year the global amount of money spent on the military was estimated at $1.9 trillion – thats around 2.2% of global Gross