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UN Scotland Intern on First Day at the NPT

The first day of the 2018 Non-Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee was an exciting start to the two-week long event at the United Nations office in Geneva. I am the nuclear non-proliferation resident intern at UN House Scotland, a partner organisation … Continue reading

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ICAN at work in Geneva as NPT begins

Update from Janet Fenton, vice-chair of Scottish CND La Pastorale in Geneva has as one of its purposes welcoming NGOs coming to Geneva to engage with the UN and provided a perfect setting in the sunshine for the ICAN campaigners … Continue reading

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Challenge to UK to participate in Nuke Ban Treaty

In advance of the Non-Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee which meets in Geneva from April 23rd over 30 UK civil society organisations have co-signed a letter to Boris Johnson, challenging the government to take its disarmament responsibilities seriously and in particular … Continue reading

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New Global Ban Treaty Guide from Reaching Critical Will

A new resource about the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was released a few days ago – Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty_English print (1) print ready. A recording of the webinar is available here Feel free to print out, use and … Continue reading

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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

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SCOTLAND WELCOMES BEATRICE FIHN, DIRECTOR OF NOBEL WINNER ICAN

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

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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

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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

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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

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CHANGED DATE FOR FASLANE RALLY – NOW ON 22ND SEPTEMBER

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

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