United Nations: New draft treaty to ban nuclear weapons released ahead of UN negotiations

A draft treaty to ban nuclear weapons is now ready for negotiations at the United Nations.  The draft “Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons” would make it illegal to “develop, produce, manufacture or otherwise acquire”, to use nuclear weapons or to test them.  Negotiations begin at UN headquarters in New York on 15 June through 7 July 2017...

Pax Christi International, together with members and partners, commemorates 50 years of occupation of the Palestinian territories

We are organising activities around the world together with our members and partners. This is the moment for a renewed commitment to end the violence and to reach a just and sustainable solution guaranteeing the fundamental rights of both Israelis and Palestinians in accordance with international law.

STATEMENT: Pax Christi International calls on the international community to urgently pressure Israel over the situation of Palestinian prisoners

Pax Christi International, together with its member organisations and partners, is deeply concerned about the situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons—especially those who have been on a hunger strike for one month and whose situation is deteriorating...

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