Author Archives: Flavia Tudoreanu

Day 6 of the nuclear ban treaty discussions

Day 6 began with our usual morning ICAN briefing, where we were presented with the exciting news that 125 Governments have participated in the negotiations so far- a very promising figure. It was agreed that in the negotiations of Articles … Continue reading

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Day 5 of the nuclear ban treaty discussions

Monday morning was anything but dull at the United Nations in New York as we started the week with an action packed programme. We were definitely glad to have a team presence so that we could split up and participate … Continue reading

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Day 4 of the nuclear ban treaty discussions

On Sunday, our delegation split to attend two meeting. Flavia attended the ICAN campaigners meeting and the rest of the team went to “One struggle, many fronts: No nukes, no walls, no warming” side event. Reports of those are given … Continue reading

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Solidarity events in Scotland to support Women’s march in New York

Saturday was ¬†extremely busy in Scotland as Solidarity Gatherings took place on Arran; and in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Kilmarnock to support the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb in New York. There was singing, speeches, poetry and reading from the … Continue reading

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Video: Ronnie Cowan: We must abolish Nuclear Weapons

Ronnie Cowan believes we must abolish nuclear weapons and the UK government should be leading that from the front – he knows better than most, he is MP for Inverclyde.

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Day 3 of the nuclear ban treaty discussions

Today we had some time off from the UN negotiations, but not from our nuclear disarmament actions. It was the day of the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb. We decided to walk on Broklyn Bridge and we used every … Continue reading

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Video: Philippa Whitford says Trident doesn’t protect us

Dr Philippa Whitford MP points out that Trident doesn’t protect us from the real threats: cyber attack, terrorism and climate change.

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Day 2 of the nuclear ban treaty discussions

The second day of negotiations has begun, and the Scottish delegation has been busy both in and out of the conference room. The day started with our daily ICAN meeting, which noted that attendees were generally pleased with the discussions … Continue reading

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Video: Ruth Maguire thanks Scottish civil society

Scottish parliamentarian, Ruth Maguire, thanks Scottish civil society for representing Scotland at the UN negotiations in New York.

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Day 1 of the nuclear ban treaty discussions

The concluding session of the United Nations conference to negotiate a legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons has started today. Here is the daily report from our Scottish Delegation Queuing to get our badges proved to be a much more … Continue reading

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