New report highlights move away from funding nuclear weapons

A new report from the Don’t Bank on the Bomb group has shown the extent to which financial institutions are moving away from funding nuclear weapons. The report Beyond the Bomb looks at 77 financial institutions including banks, pension providers and insurance companies which have a policy position of not investing in nuclear weapons provers. The figures

Dominica ratifies the Ban Treaty

Dominica has become the latest state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, becoming the 33rd state to do so. The Treaty, which was agreed by the United Nations in July 2017, will enter into force when 50 states complete the ratification process. It will see nuclear weapons banned in the same

UN High-Level Meeting

The United Nations held a High-Level Meeting on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons last week as leaders from around the world called for further progress to be made on the issue. The event took place on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons as world leaders gathered at the UN for the

Nuclear Ban Treaty Signing Ceremony

On Thursday 26 September a further five states completed the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons during a Signing Ceremony in New York as part of the United Nations General Assembly. Another five states signed the Treaty during the event. The Treaty was agreed by the United Nations in 2017 with

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