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First US bank annouce public position against nuclear weapons

September 21st 2017

On Wednesday 20 September, the new Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons officially opened for signature and over 50 countries signed.

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ICAN’s remarks at the signing ceremony

September 20th 2017

Beatrice Fihn, the executive director of ICAN, spoke at the signing ceremony for the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons


Italian parliament instructs Italy to explore possibility of joining the Nuclear Ban Treaty

September 20th 2017

On the eve of the adoption of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), the Italian Parliament passed a resolution


UN nuclear weapon ban treaty opens for signature

September 20th 2017

More than 50 heads of state, heads of government and foreign ministers are expected to sign the treaty on 20 September

  • 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