5 things you can do to support the nuclear ban

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Church of England Synod votes to support Nuclear Ban Treaty

July 13th 2018

On Sunday 7 July the Church of England agreed a motion on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by a margin of 260-26. It was a huge result and a result of months of hard work and campaigning

Illustration of activists rallying to ban the bomb

One year on: 5 things you can do to support the Nuclear Ban Treaty

July 10th 2018

On July 7th, 2017 the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) was adopted by the UN. In the year since, we’ve made great progress towards entry into force and the stigmatisation of nuclear weapons. But there is still work to be done.


NEW POLL: Europeans reject US nuclear weapons on own soil

July 6th 2018

On the first anniversary of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), new YouGov polling commissioned by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has found an overwhelming rejection of nuclear weapons.

Beatrice Fihn at Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Spain: Why would a country that has banned biological and chemical weapons not ban nuclear weapons?

July 4th 2018

This was the question posed this week in Madrid by Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of ICAN to parliamentarians, mayors, international diplomats, students and activists from a range of civil society organisations during a packed two days of activities in the Spanish capital


1000 Day Fund: Four new projects launched!

June 20th 2018

Last Year, ICAN kickstarted a fund with the Nobel Peace Prize prize-money and generous contributions from donors, to support initiatives that push towards the entry into force of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Today, we proudly announce four new projects in collaboration with ICAN-partners from Africa, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific Region

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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