5 things you can do to support the nuclear ban

Status of the Treaty on the Prohibition of nuclear weapons

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Koreas Summit shows the power of diplomacy

September 19th 2018

Today’s commitment by President Moon and Chairman Kim to a Korean Peninsula free of the threat of nuclear weapons will make their people and the world safer. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons remains the best vehicle to achieving this vision and the clear pathway to denuclearising both North and South Korea


California supports the Nuclear Ban Treaty

August 29th 2018

Big news coming from California: The state senate just approved a resolution calling for support for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

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African support for the Nuclear Ban Treaty keeps growing

August 28th 2018

Over the past few weeks, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been the talk of the town at several events across the African continent. Here are some of the highlights.


Friend or Foe: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the NPT

August 23rd 2018

In a guest post for Arms Control Law, ICAN’s Research & Policy Coordinator Stuart Casey-Maslen breaks down the myths surrounding the Nuclear Ban Treaty’s relation to the Non-Proliferation Treaty


Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the #nuclearban

August 11th 2018

This week the world commemorated the 73rd Anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Now, we look forward at the Nuclear Ban Treaty and how we can make sure this never happens again.


Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know

August 3rd 2018

Next week marks 73 years since two atomic bombs were dropped over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. If we’re going to make sure this never happens again, here are 7 things you should know.

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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