The Nuclear Sunset – Common Weal

Craig Dalzell’s blogpost on the past Nuclear Ban Week held in Vienna, and its significance within larger disarmament discourse in Scotland: https://commonweal.scot/nuclear-sunset/ “Scotland sorely needs to properly discuss our own nuclear legacy and the impact of independence, because a danger looms in the debate over the future of Faslane, Coulport Continue Reading

Scottish Greens Press Release – Ariane Burgess MSP highlights Greens call for an indy Scotland’s early accession to UN Nuclear Ban

In the last few days before the United Nations states that are members of the Treaty On The Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons meet for the first time in Vienna, and the Scottish Greens have made very clear their support for the Treaty and Scotland’s early accession. This follows the announcement Continue Reading

The National – “SNP MSP to take a seat at international anti-nuclear weapon conference”

https://www.thenational.scot/news/20210065.snp-msp-take-seat-international-anti-nuclear-conference/ Bill Kidd MSP will be attending the upcoming MSP for the TPNW. Cited in the article above, Kidd said: “Senator McPhedran and I look forward to strengthening the Scottish Canadian joint efforts towards nuclear disarmament, and will be proactively engaged in the 1st MSP meeting at the United Nations, Continue Reading

UNA-UK: New report on addressing British nuclear tests in Kiribati

https://una.org.uk/news/new-report-addressing-british-nuclear-tests-kiribati Check out this new report from UNA-UK regarding the British nuclear tests in Kiribati “The briefing shares lived experience and expert contributions from Kiribati islanders. We hope it will be useful for UK officials, parliamentarians and civil society organisations, and complement work by others on communities affected by UK Continue Reading

Humanitarianism set to take precedence in global nuclear discourse in Vienna

Russia’s continued invasion into Ukraine has brought the conversation regarding nuclear disarmament into the public consciousness once again. As Putin’s unhindered invasion has proven that nuclear weapons do not serve as a deterrent for war, and instead serve as a deterrent for counter-actions, people are more willing to reconsider their Continue Reading