Category: <span>Campaigns</span>

Category: Campaigns

Nuclear Weapon Ban Ratified!

MAW celebrations as Nuclear Prohibition Treaty is ratified MAW members will be among the millions of people delighted to know that The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which opened for signature at UN in New York on 20 September 2017, entered into force on 22 January 2021 when …

MAW submission to the Foreign Affairs Committee re the Defence & Security Review 2020

Introduction to Movement for the Abolition of War Movement for the Abolition of War (MAW) is a voluntary organisation founded in 2001, following the 1999 Hague Appeal for Peace, by Professor Sir Joseph Rotblat FRS, Nobel Peace Laureate, and Bruce Kent. MAW challenges popular thinking about the acceptability of war …

Day Conference 2019: Save the Earth, Abolish War

Date: Saturday 29th June 2019Venue: Mander Hall, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London WC1H 9BD The conference examined the theme of militarism and the environment; in particular how military activities contribute to climate change, and how climate change causes conflict. Presentations “Abolishing war – hopeful lessons from history”Peter van den Dungen, …

Happy birthday Bruce!

Today we celebrate the birthday of a very special man. Bruce Kent is 90 today and he’s still campaigning against nuclear weapons and working for a world of peace. Here he explains how it all began. Thank you, Bruce, you’re an inspiration to us all! #BruceKent pic.twitter.com/uj98RMr4eZ — CND (@CNDuk) …

Bruce Kent writes about the UN and nuclear disarmament

In work for global justice and peace, not surprisingly, there are highs and lows. My earliest ‘high’ comes in the form of a League of Nations colour poster issued just before the 1932 Geneva disarmament conference. It shows lots of children marching hopefully towards peace. The League of Nations Union …

The case against nuclear weapons

[T]he crisis between the US and North Korea has exposed the reality that nuclear deterrence is not only unlawful and immoral: it provokes insecurity and irrational recklessness on both sides, and stimulates hostility, nuclear arms racing and proliferation. As such, it is self-defeating and contrary to common sense. Retired Royal …

UK Trident, Nuremberg, the 1996 World Court Judgment, and now the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

AN OPEN LETTER to THE PRIME MINISTER from Commander Robert Green, Royal Navy (Ret’d)PO Box 8390Christchurch 8440New Zealand The Rt. Honourable Theresa May, MPOffice of the Prime Minister10 Downing StreetLondon SW1A 2AAUnited Kingdom 1 October 2017 Dear Prime Minister, UK Trident, Nuremberg, the 1996 World Court Judgment, and now the Treaty to …