UN Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 26 is the United Nations Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. This year the events to mark the day will include a Signing Ceremony at the United Nations as part of the General Assembly gathering. During the ceremony more states are expected to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of

Ecuador ratifies the Ban Treaty

Ecuador has become the 27th state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, a Treaty which will ban nuclear weapons in the same way as chemical and biological weapons have previously been banned. The Treaty was agreed in 2017 with the support of 122 states. South America has been leading the way

No Faith in War!

Christian CND joined with many other organisations and individuals on Tuesday 3 September in the London Docklands to declare we have No Faith in War! as arms dealers from across the world descend on London. many of the conflicts going on around the world will be fuelled by visits to the Arms Fair in the coming

Kazakhstan ratifies the Ban Treaty

Kazakhstan has become the 26th state to officially join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, officially notifying the United Nations on 29 August, a date of huge significance for the state which was at one time the holder of the fourth largest nuclear arsenal in the world. Kazakhstan was the site of the

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

This year marks the 74th anniversary of the dropping of nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima (6 August) and Nagasaki (9 August). Hundreds of thousands of people died and were horrifically injured, while millions continue to live with the consequences of the bombs to this day. Events take place across the world to