Campaign News


Ugandan roundtable restates the urgent need for a ban

October 21st 2014

This summer, the Uganda Landmine Survivors Association (USLA) held a roundtable meeting on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons in Kampala, Uganda. The meeting brought together members of parliament, representatives from the national armed forces, media, and a large number of civil society actors


Engaging Philippine Parliamentarians

October 14th 2014

Since late 2013, the Center for Peace Education (CPE), a partner organisation of ICAN since 2012, has organised visits of its staff and Miriam College students with Philippine parliamentarians



  • 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