Campaign News


Are you coming to Vienna?

July 21st 2014

Here at ICAN, we are getting excited about the ICAN Civil Society Forum, which will take place in Vienna, December 6-7, 2014. In this interview


Beatrice Fihn joins ICAN as Executive Director

July 1st 2014

Beatrice Fihn, former Manager of Reaching Critical Will, is joining ICAN as the Executive Director. She has previously represented the Women’s International League for Peace

Regional Roundtable on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons and the Prospects for a Ban, June 3-4, 2014

Asia and the Pacific look towards Vienna

June 27th 2014

What role can nations in Asia and the Pacific play in banning and eliminating nuclear weapons? This was one of the questions discussed at a two-day roundtable meeting in the Philippines earlier this month



  • 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 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

  • hansblix

    “I am proud to support the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.”

    Hans Blix Weapons inspector

  • dalailama

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

    Dalai Lama Nobel laureate