Campaign News


Setsuko Thurlow Visits Berlin

August 28th 2015

In late June, ICAN Germany hosted Setsuko Thurlow for one week in Berlin to share her experience of the bombing on Hiroshima

Pelindaba 3rd meeting

Africa’s contribution to a treaty banning nuclear weapons

August 24th 2015

While nuclear weapons may not be on the African continent, they remain an important problem not only in regards to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences they cause, but also in light of the insufficient international response to these threats.


ICAN events for 70th anniversary

August 14th 2015

So many inspiring events have been organised by campaigners all over the world to commemorate the first uses of nuclear weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki



  • 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