Scottish ICAN Round Table – January 2019

The first Scottish Round Table discussion of 2019 was hosted by one of the partners, Scottish CND. The round table is not a coalition like Scrap Trident or the Scottish Peace Network. It is an opportunity for ICAN Partner Organisations … Continue reading

122 States Confirm Support for UN Nuke Ban Treaty

Last July 122 states voted at the UN to adopt the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). On 1st November they re-affirmed their support for the Treaty by voting in favour a new resolution in the First Committee … Continue reading

Alarm as UK Backs US Move to Ditch Key Nuclear Weapon Treaty

Scottish anti-nuclear campaigners have reacted with anger and alarm at UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson’s unequivocal backing for the US intention to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). The INF is a bi-lateral treaty between the US and … Continue reading

The Money That Makes The Bomb – From Wellington to Edinburgh

Today, International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, campaigners in Edinburgh joined people all over the world to draw attention to a large international bank that invests hugely in the production of nuclear weapons. BNP Paribas is a … Continue reading

Citizen Monitors Put UK WMD Base on Notice

Citizen Monitors Put UK WMD Base on Notice Today an international group of citizen monitors visited Faslane naval base on the Clyde estuary to advice its operators that their activity is prohibited under international law as confirmed by the new … Continue reading

NAE NUKES takes over Faslane gateway

For a few hours on Saturday 22nd September the gate to Faslane, the Clyde estuary home of the UK’s Trident submarines, became a hostile environment for nuclear weapons. In putting together the NAE NUKES, ANYWHERE event Scottish CND planned something … Continue reading


Scottish Makar Jackie Kay will give the Scottish welcome to the international disarmament campaigners who will address the NAE NUKES ANYWHERE Rally at Faslane on Saturday, 22nd September, in a celebration of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear … Continue reading

Boost for Faslane NAE NUKES ANYWHERE Rally as California backs UN Nuke Ban Treaty

Disarmament campaigners looking forward to the NAE NUKES Rally at Faslane naval base on 22nd September are much encouraged by the news that California has voted to back the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). California, with … Continue reading

Internationals Converge on Faslane Nuclear Weapon Base for Nae Nukes March and Rally

Key international campaigners from at least six countries will be coming to Faslane to speak at the Nae Nukes Anywhere March and Rally on 22nd September in an expression of global solidarity for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of … Continue reading

Three Good Reasons to be at Faslane on 22nd September

First, there’s Scotland, with its popular and parliamentary rejection of nukes. And yet, while we are solidly for Bairns not Bombs, we still are not fully aware of our significance in the mix. The internationals who will be at Faslane … Continue reading