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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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UK’s empty chair, part 2

Today, the 15th of June 2017 the final round of United Nations-mandated negotiations on a treaty prohibiting the development, stockpiling and use of nuclear weapons, began. It is not a surprise that the British government has refused to participate at … Continue reading

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Good wishes and Support for negotiations from Tommy Sheppard MP

On the Eve of the resumption of Negotiations for the Global Ban Treaty on Nuclear Weapons Tommy Sheppard MP sends a message of support to those trying to achieve a multilateral ban on nuclear weapons.  

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Events this Saturday to Support New York Women’s March to Ban the Bomb

In less than a week’s time we’re marching together across the planet to support the Global Ban treaty on Nuclear weapons! At the same time as the Women’s March to Ban the Bomb in New York there will be solidarity … Continue reading

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Scottish Delegation to the UN discussions

Scottish Civic Society will be well represented at the UN discussions for a global ban on nuclear weapons. This will take place in New York, between 15 June – 7 July 2017. Delegates attending: Janet Fenton Vice Chair of Scotttish … Continue reading

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