Nobel Peace Prize: UK health and science organisations applaud nuclear ban treaty

SGR, Medact, and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health welcome the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN for its critical role in campaigning for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, agreed this summer. The organisations view the TPNW as a significant step forward towards eliminating these weapons of mass destruction - and urge the UK government to support the treaty.

Joint statement; 8 December 2017

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See also...

SGR briefing - Nuclear weapons: a beginner’s guide to the threats

SGR report - UK nuclear weapons: a catastrophe in the making?

SGR project - Nuclear weapons threat