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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NETHERLANDS PENSION FUND SAYS “NO NUKES”

The largest pension fund in the Netherlands, APB, has decided to cease investing its funds in tobacco and in nuclear weapons. APB is carrying the pensions of police officers, public servants, teachers and politicians. The landmark decision comes just 6 … Continue reading