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Disappointing report from the Swedish inquiry into joining Nuclear Ban Treaty

January 18th 2019

After months of delay a report for the Swedish Parliament on possible Swedish “accession” to the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was published today. The results were disappointing.


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10 things that made 2018 great for the movement to end nuclear weapons

December 28th 2018

How do you top winning the Nobel Peace Prize? By getting right back to work and booking win after win. So that’s what ICAN campaigners did this year…


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Australian Labor Party commits to joining Nuclear Ban Treaty

December 18th 2018

At their 2018 conference, members of Australia’s opposition party Australian Labor adopted a policy commitment stating that, in government, Labor would sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons


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Both houses of Swiss Parliament call on government to join the Nuclear Ban Treaty immediately

December 12th 2018

The Council of States has joined the National Council today in calling on the Swiss government to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons without delay


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Could Spain be the first NATO State to sign the Nuclear Ban Treaty?

December 6th 2018

In September 2018, political party Podemos obtained a commitment from the Spanish government to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). The government has not yet announced how and when they will implement this decision.

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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