Monthly Archives: September 2017

53 States sign TPNW in the first week!

At last, only two months after its adoption by the UN General Assembly on 7th July 2017, the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature at the United Nations in New York. During the opening ceremony on 20th … Continue reading

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Scottish CND say that the storing of US nuclear weapons in Europe is an elephant in the room which needs to be dealt with. Arthur West chair of Scottish CND said:   It is our understanding that the US spends … Continue reading

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Important information from Medact about Global Ban Treaty

Medact is an organisation of medical professionals who work to rid our world of nuclear weapons and also on issues related to climate change and economic justice . Medact are a major partner with Scottish CND and other organisations in … Continue reading

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Scottish Signing Ceremony

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature on 20 September 2017, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This was a historic moment, when heads of states and foreign ministers gathered in New York to officially sign this … Continue reading

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More than 50 countries signed the treaty already

The Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature yesterday morning! And less than 8 hours later, 50 states have signed. What an excellent result. Here are the first 50 signatories to the ban treaty, but many more … Continue reading

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As September 20th Sign-up Day Approaches . . .

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) will soon be open for signing by the world’s nations. We are very hopeful that there will be many signings on the day itself and soon after. News of the signings … Continue reading

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Letter in the Guardian from Medact

The below letter was published in the Guardian on 31st of Aug. See the article here. Fourteen medical doctors and scientists call on the British government to join the international treaty demanding the ban of nuclear weapons As medical doctors and scientists, we … Continue reading

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