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Nevada Test Site

The Story of a Nuclear Test Veteran

May 29th 2019

In an interview with ICAN, US nuclear test veteran George Coleman speaks up about the nuclear trials carried out by the U.S. military and his life and health after the nuclear weapons testing conducted in Nevada

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ICAN addresses ECOWAS

May 24th 2019

This week, ICAN campaigners from Nigeria, Ghana and Togo will be addressing the ECOWAS Parliament about West African leadership in achieving a world without nuclear weapons

Young people watching EU parliament wrapped in EU flag

EU elections: ICAN urges MEPs to join the ICAN Parliamentary Pledge

May 21st 2019

As EU elections approach, ICAN is asking all candidates European Parliament to take the Parliamentary Pledge in support of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons adopted in 2017. More than 1,000 members of national parliaments across the EU have already joined


Paris joins the ICAN Cities Appeal

May 17th 2019

The City of Paris has become the first French city – and the second capital city of a nuclear-armed state – to support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons. Paris has endorsed the ICAN Cities Appeal, expressing the cities support for the Treaty and calling on the French government to do the same. As the beloved capital city of a country with 300 nuclear warheads, this is an important signal to all

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  • aiweiwei

    “Let’s act up! Ban nuclear weapons completely and unconditionally.”

    Ai Weiwei Artist and activist

  • sheen

    “If Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, they would be part of ICAN.”

    Martin Sheen Actor and activist

  • bankimoon

    “I salute ICAN for working with such commitment and creativity.”

    Ban Ki-moon Former UN chief

  • yokoono

    “We can do it together. With your help, our voice will be made still stronger. Imagine peace.”

    Yoko Ono Artist

  • jodywilliams

    “Governments say a nuclear weapons ban is unlikely. Don’t believe it. They said the same about a mine ban treaty.”

    Jody Williams Nobel laureate

  • desmondtutu

    “With your support, we can take ICAN its full distance – all the way to zero nuclear weapons.”

    Desmond Tutu Nobel laureate

  • herbiehancock

    “Because I cannot tolerate these appalling weapons, I whole-heartedly support ICAN.”

    Herbie Hancock Jazz musician

  • dalailama

    “I can imagine a world without nuclear weapons, and I support ICAN.”

    Dalai Lama Nobel laureate