Category: <span>Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons</span>

Category: Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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 …

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 …