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
May 3rd 2019
ICAN is pleased to see the US and Russian presidents discussing a possible nuclear agreement to reduce stockpiles, but we will wait until we see their multi-trillion dollar modernisation programs halted and weapons being dismantled to celebrate.
April 30th 2019
ICAN campaigners from more than will be engaging with the world’s UN diplomats as they discuss nuclear disarmament in New York this week, in preparation of next year’s Review of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)
April 24th 2019
A new YouGov poll commissioned by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has found a stark rejection of nuclear weapons in the four EU states which host US nuclear weapons on their soil: Belgium, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.
April 15th 2019
On Thursday 11 April, US Congresspersons Jim McGovern and Earl Blumenauer introduced H. Res 302, a historic resolution calling on the US government to support the nuclear weapons ban treaty (“TPNW”) and make nuclear disarmament a central focus of US national security policy
April 4th 2019
On April 4th, 2019, the AU Peace and Security Council held a sensitization session on disarmament, including landmines and the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. ICAN was invited to brief the Council on the risk of nuclear weapons use, and the crucial role African States can play in ending them, through signing and ratifying the TPNW. ICAN’s Executive Director, Treaty Coordinator and a delegation of campaigners thus visited the African Union Headquarters.