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Passing on the legacy to future generations

On 9 September ICAN partner organizations Peace Boat and the Caribbean Institute for the Rule of Law (Instituto Caribeno para el Estado de Derecho, ICED) jointly held an event in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic featuring testimonies from Hibakusha (survivors of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki). The gathered participants heard first-hand accounts of the catastrophic humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons, and were encourage to take part in the call for a nuclear-free world. ... Read More


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Open-ended working group demonstrates traction of the humanitarian approach

On 30 August, the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) concluded its work with the adoption of its final report. The OEWG’s mandate was to “take forward multilateral nuclear disarmament negotiations for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons”. The final report opens by noting that the deep concerns about the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons was the impetus for the creation of the body, and contains an overview of ... Read More


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The most powerful weapon

Nelson Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” The Center for Peace Education (CPE) in the Philippines has recently partnered with ICAN to campaign for a ban on nuclear weapons... Read More


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It all comes down to what values you stand for

With the release of ICAN’s Don’t bank on the bomb report, Swedish Physicians Against Nuclear Weapons seized the opportunity to highlight the dubious policies of four Swedish banks and hold their feet to the fire for their dealings with producers of nuclear weapons... Read More


  • 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