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New cross-party working group to support TPNW in German Parliament

September 13th, 2019

German Parliamentarians are following up their commitment to support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons through the creation of cross-party working group for the abolition of nuclear weapons, which had its first meeting on Wednesday.


Left to right - Mariem Oueslati, Jean-Marie Collin (ICAN France), MP Ms Meherzia Laabidi, Amel El Mejri, Sirine Barbirou. In the National assembly of Tunisia

Young Tunisians Take Action on the Nuclear Ban Treaty

July 12th, 2019

Between June 23th to 27th, Tunisian students met with parliamentarians, journalists and academicians in Tunis as a part of ICAN France's new project “Nuclear Disarmament Competence Development in Francophone Regions”


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Campaigner guide to TPNW Signature and Ratification

July 7th, 2019

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) opened for signature in New York on 20 September 2017 and will enter into force once 50 states have ratified or acceded to it. This guide is designed to assist campaigners in promoting signature and ratification of the TPNW. Download the Guide as PDF Does your country support the TPNW? To check whether your country has already signed, ratified or acceded to the TPNW, see the list


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Paris joins the ICAN Cities Appeal

May 17th, 2019

The City of Paris has become the first French city – and the second capital city of a nuclear-armed state – to support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons. Paris has endorsed the ICAN Cities Appeal, expressing the cities support for the Treaty and calling on the French government to do the same. As the beloved capital city of a country with 300 nuclear warheads, this is an important signal to all


Washington DC photo of capitol as seen through iPhone. Photo: Beatrice Fihn | ICAN

Washington DC joins ICAN Cities Appeal

March 18th, 2019

Washington D.C. joined a growing number of individuals, organizations, cities and state legislatures that are calling on the United States to take meaningful action to prevent nuclear war and is one of the first capital cities worldwide to express support for the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons


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Australian cities behind the ban

November 18th, 2018

*If this page does not automatically redirect you to ICAN Australia’s website, please click here.* The ICAN Cities Appeal is a global call from cities and towns in support of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Nuclear weapons pose an unacceptable threat to people everywhere. This is why, on 7 July 2017, 122 nations voted to adopt the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. All national governments are now invited to



  • 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