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1000 Day Fund: Four new projects launched!

June 20th 2018

Last Year, ICAN kickstarted a fund with the Nobel Peace Prize prize-money and generous contributions from donors, to support initiatives that push towards the entry into force of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Today, we proudly announce four new projects in collaboration with ICAN-partners from Africa, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific Region


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Harvard Law Review: joining Nuclear Ban Treaty will not violate existing security agreements

June 19th 2018

New publications by the Harvard Law Review’s Human Rights Clinic show that existing security agreements for NATO countries and other US allies do not prevent states from joining the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.


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Good for diplomacy but little substance: ICAN reacts to Trump-Kim signed statement

June 12th 2018

As Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump signed an “agreement” in Singapore today, ICAN welcomes the diplomatic efforts but warns that only a process based in international law and existing treaty frameworks will achieve nuclear disarmament and fully denuclearise the Korean Peninsula


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Trump Kim Summit: ICAN launches roadmap to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula

June 11th 2018

If Trump and Kim really want tomorrow’s summit to do more than just capture the world’s attention, they must embark on a long-term path to denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. We have a roadmap to help them make it happen.


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India and Russia are testing nuclear missiles: Where is the global outcry?

June 6th 2018

A new nuclear arms race has begun and it does not revolve around the number of weapons, but on increasing their deadliness. Recent nuclear missile tests by India and Russia show that nuclear-armed states are blatantly flaunting their nuclear power, putting the world at risk

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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