Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons gathering in front of the UN. Credit: Clare Conboy

Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons | Statements

Since 2014, SGI has worked as part of the Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons, a group of faith-based organizations and individuals committed to a nuclear-weapon-free world, to issue joint interfaith statements at international fora.

  • Disarmament
  • Nuclear Abolition

22 June 2022 - Joint Interfaith Statement Welcoming the First Meeting of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

22 January 2021 - Joint Interfaith Statement on the Entry into Force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

6 August 2020 - Joint Interfaith Statement on the 75th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

May 2019 - Public Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons, Third Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

October 2018 - Public Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons, 2018 UN General Assembly First Committee

​April 2018 - Public Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons, Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

July 2017 - Public Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons on the Adoption of The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

May 2017 - Public Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons, First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

March 2017 - Public Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about Nuclear Weapons, First Negotiation Conference for a Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons Leading to Their Elimination

October 2016 - Public Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons in Support of the Multilateral Negotiation of a Nuclear Weapons Ban in 2017, 2016 UN General Assembly First Committee

May 2016 - Public Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons, Open-Ended Working Group Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations (OEWG)

May 2015 - Joint Statement of Faith Communities Concerned about the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons, 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

December 2014 - Joint Statement of Faith Communities on the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons, Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons