Cambodia ratifies the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Cambodia has become the 52nd state to join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, after officially ratifying the Treaty at the United Nations in New York on Friday 22nd January. A further 35 states have signed the Treaty and are currently undertaking their own domestic processes ahead of ratifying. It was a fitting

Bishop of Coventry raises TPNW in House of Lords

The Bishop of Coventry, Christopher Cocksworth, has called on the government to engage with the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons during an exchange in the House of Lords this week. The Treaty, which has now come into legal force and bans nuclear weapons under international law in the same way as chemical and

Nuclear weapons are now illegal!

Friday 22nd January is an historic day, after decades of campaigning and praying and many years of negations the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has entered into force and nuclear weapons are now illegal under international law. Such a Treaty has been a vision shared by many since the horrific bombings of Hiroshima

Pope Francis welcomes Nuclear Ban Treaty

Pope Francis has welcomed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which will enter into legal force on Friday 22 January. Speaking at his Wednesday General Audience the Pontiff called on “all states and people to work decisively towards promoting conditions necessary for a world without nuclear weapons”. Pope Francis has been a long-term