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.
A new nuclear arms race has begun and it does not revolve around the number of weapons, but on increasing their deadliness. Recent nuclear missile tests by India and Russia show that nuclear-armed states are blatantly flaunting their nuclear power, putting the world at risk
Switzerland's National Council, adopted a motion today calling on the Government to sign the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as soon as possible and submit it to Parliament for ratification by a majority vote, thus reaffirming Switzerland’s humanitarian tradition
Today, the White House confirmed that the long-awaited summit between the USA and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea will not take place. But the future of the Korean Peninsula does not belong to Trump.
Today, Austria has become the ninth state to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TNPW). Austria is well known as one of the key drivers and champions for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) welcomes the efforts from North and South Korea to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.
On 1 March, the Russian President Vladimir Putin, made headlines by boasting that the Russian Federation’s new ‘invincible’ nuclear weapons can breach NATO’s missile defences in a speech. In particular, Putin bigged up Russia’s new nuclear cruise missiles, which are currently being tested. Putin’s statement was made on the back of US president Donald Trump’s claim last month that, if Russia did not stop modernising its nuclear force, ‘we’re going to be so far ahead
On the order of President Trump, the US Department of Defense is currently concluding a sweeping review of the United States’ nuclear policy – a “nuclear posture review” – expected to be released at the end of this month. But
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 was presented to ICAN at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway, on 10 December
Hiroshima survivor and ICAN campaigner Setsuko Thurlow, together with ICAN's executive director, Beatrice Fihn, will accept the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on 10 December on behalf of the campaign