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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
Scottish parliamentarian, Ruth Maguire, thanks Scottish civil society for representing Scotland at the UN negotiations in New York.
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
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
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.
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
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
A draft of the ground-breaking UN Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, arising out of the first session of the negotiation conference in March this year, which was attended by the representatives of 132 nations is now publicly available. The Conference arises … Continue reading
DRAFT TREATY RELEASED People in Scotland have been chanting ‘ban the bomb’ since the first US weapons came up the Clyde, so let’s be celebrating this week’s big news! The chair of the UN Conference to ban the bomb, Costa … Continue reading
The Scottish peace movement was privileged to host two Japanese A-bomb survivors, known as Hibakusha, during March 2017. The visit coincided with the dates of the first session of the critical UN negotiations for a nuclear ban treaty. Reiko Yamada and Midori … Continue reading