Communities of faith played a vital role during the negotiations for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, with the Holy Sea become one of the first states recognised by the UN to sign and ratify the treaty. Local Faith Leaders continue to provide a moral voice on the threat of using Weapons of Mass Destruction on civilian populations. On 15th November 2020, 29 Church of England Bishops signed as open letter calling on the UK Government to sign the treaty.
About the Pledge
This Pledge is a recognition of the crucial role played by faith communities in the negotiations for the United Nations Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). It represents a commitment by UK Faith Leaders to work to promote the signature and ratification of the Treaty by the UK Government.
Who can sign
Any person who is recognised by their faith community as playing a leadership role within their faith institution may sign the Pledge.