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ICAN’s report on the March negotiations

April 19th 2017

The UN negotiations that began in March to outlaw nuclear weapons mark a decisive turning point for the international community


Significant progress so far at UN negotiations

April 1st 2017

This week negotiations on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons under international law began at the United Nations in New York


ICAN statements to the negotiating conference

March 31st 2017

ICAN delivered a number of statements at the March session of the UN conference on a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons

Sue speaking at UN - 28 March 2017

Australian nuclear test survivor speaks at UN

March 28th 2017

Kokatha nuclear test survivor, Sue Coleman-Haseldine, addressed more than 120 governments at the UN negotiations to ban nuclear weapons

  • 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