Scotland and the Ban Treaty – Visit of ICAN Director

Beatrice Fihn, the director of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) spent Wednesday 14th March in Scotland. She started the day with leading Scottish feminist academic historian Lesley Orr, and then visited the Scottish … Continue reading


Beatrice Fihn1, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), the campaign awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for its work for the new UN Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), will visit Scotland on Wednesday, meeting … Continue reading

Don’t Bank on the Bomb Updated Report: UK information

This updated report, produced by PAX a member of the Nobel Peace Prize winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons (ICAN) is the only report detailing the global investments by financial institutions in companies producing nuclear weapons. This document extraction provides information … Continue reading

US Nuclear Posture Review -A gold-plated blueprint for nuclear war

John Loretz, of IPPNW, argues that Trump’s new moves on US nuclear weapons makes the case for the Nuke Ban Treaty (TPNW) even more urgent. Trump has abandoned any pretence that the US wishes a world without nuclear weapons. Read … Continue reading

NAE NUKES ANYWHERE! International Rally at Faslane 22nd September 

NOTE CHANGE OF DATE, NOW 22nd September  March from the Peace Camp to the North Gate of Faslane Naval Base. Scottish CND, one of ICAN’s partner organisations in Scotland, would welcome you to join the working group, The aim is … Continue reading


SCND held an executive meeting this evening where it was decided that we would postpone the rally we had planned when ICAN won the Nobel Peace prize which will be held at Faslane Nuclear Base in order to avoid a … Continue reading

Join planning meeting for the 15 Sep 2018 March & Peace Rally at Faslane

Scottish CND recognised the importance of ICAN’s work in securing the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons and the Scottish contribution to the negotiations. Scottish CND is proud that ICAN was  awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. In response,we have resolved … Continue reading

Sweden Defies US Over Ban Treaty

Sweden is openly resisting pressure from the US and NATO to prevent it from signing the UN Nuke Ban Treaty, the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Although Sweden is not a member of NATO it co-operates with the … Continue reading

Press coverage of Nobel Prize

Here are some links of the recent press coverage related to the Nobel Peace Prize Award. Many thanks to all the campaigners working to get this covered. Common Space Scottish peace activists head for Nobel Peace Prize procession with backing … Continue reading

Video message from Scotland at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Parts of this video message from Scotland was shown on the big screens at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo. It’s been seen live on TV by millions of people. Watch the full concert here. The international campaigners video … Continue reading