News tagged "ICAN"

Belgium: Pax Christi Flanders celebrates KBC Bank decision to stop investing in nuclear weapons-related businesses

Last week, the KBC bank – one of the biggest in Belgium – announced a policy change with respect to investing in nuclear weapons, explicitly referring to the Ban Treaty. It will completely stop investing in nuclear weapons-related businesses...

The Netherlands: Largest Dutch pension fund to divest from nuclear weapons

ABP has “finally made the right decision”, says PAX program leader nuclear disarmament Susi Snyder. “After years of campaigning by PAX against the ABP’s unacceptable investments in nuclear weapon producers, the pension fund has now realized these are not acceptable investments.”...

Belgium: Pax Christi Flanders to hold special live-streaming event of Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

On 10 December 2017, Pax Christi Flanders will raise a glass to the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) with a special event in Brussels...

Pax Christi International congratulates ICAN on the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Pax Christi International is very pleased that the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been recognised through the Nobel Peace Prize for its many years of striving to draw attention to the disastrous humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons and for its admirable work in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, adopted at the UN this July...

United Nations: Two-thirds of the world’s governments ban nuclear weapons after years of work and decades of hope

122 governments have now adopted a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. The 7 July 2017 decision by two-thirds of the United Nations’ membership caps six years of growing momentum to take collective action where the nuclear powers have long failed to act...

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