Nuclear Ban Treaty reaches its 50th ratification

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has today reached 50 ratifications, meaning that it will enter into legal force on 22 January 2021. Honduras confirmed ratification of the Treaty in New York today after Jamaica and Nauru joined on Friday The Treaty was agreed by the United Nations in July 2017 after negotiations

Tuvalu joins the Nuclear Ban Treaty

Tuvalu has become the 47th state to join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, confirming the move on Tuesday 13 October (UK time). That means there are just 3 more states required to ratify the Treaty in order for it to come into force. Tuvalu is the ninth Pacific island nation to join

Christian CND AGM 2020

The Christian CND AGM took place on Zoom on Saturday 3 October with 40 members and supporters gathering to hear the latest in our campaigning and share ideas for the future. We had hoped to visit Newcastle, but current government restrictions meant that wasn’t possible, but the positive aspect of being online was to gather

Malaysia joins the Ban Treaty

Malaysia has become the 46th state to join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons after it confirmed ratification at the United Nations on Wednesday 30 September. Malaysia becomes the fourth member of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to join the Treaty, joining Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. The Philippines is expected to join

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,