9 more states sign and 4 more ratify the TPNW

Wednesday 26 September was International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. It was a big day for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), with 6 new states signing the Treaty including Timor-Leste, Myanmar, Seychelles, Guinea […]

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WILPF UK and Greater Manchester CND collaborate to bring TPNW Lobby Training Day to Manchester

On Saturday 8th of September WILPF UK and GMDCND hosted a TPNW training day to develop participants’ lobbying and negotiation skills. Our aim was to give attendees the confidence to lobby their MPs to sign ICAN’s Parliamentary Pledge (a serious […]

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Women In Black Syria Vigils

Women in Black will be hosting a series of vigils this month to draw attention to Syria, particularly issues affecting detainees and the resultant impact on women.  The vigils will take place on the 12th, 19th and 26th of September […]

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We remember Kofi Annan

We were so sad to hear of the loss of Kofi Annan. He was an inspiration to us all. We join people across the world in paying tribute to the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, who served from 1997 […]

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Michelle Bachelet to be new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Michelle Bachelet has been unanimously been appointed by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights by the UN General Assembly. Bachelet is a prominent women’s rights advocate and was the first ever woman President of Chile. She is a strong choice […]

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