Photo courtesy of @nuclearban on Twitter In Vienna next week representatives from states from all over the world will gather for the First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. It sounds like a mouthful, but it’s actually a really important meeting for those who want to see aContinue reading “First Meeting of State Parties – TPNW”
London-based arms fair Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) is taking place at the ExCeL Centre between 14-17 September 2021. DSEI features over 1600 exhibitors, with many of the major arms companies from around the world displaying weapons from rifles to warships. But many companies who exhibit at DSEI are not just involved in theContinue reading “One month till DSEI”
New research from the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) published this week has revealed that global spending on nuclear weapons increased by as much as $1.4 billion in 2020 from the previous year, despite a global public health emergency. The research shows that the nine nuclear armed countries spent $72.6 billion on nuclearContinue reading “Nuclear weapons spending skyrocketed during pandemic”
In the first three months of 2021, Barclays made pre-tax profits of 2.4 billion, a level of profit not seen in 13 years. Particularly strong was the growth in its corporate and investment banking division that includes loans made to 11 companies producing nuclear weapons. The UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)Continue reading “Why #ChangeBarclays?”
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