ICAN today launches the Cities Appeal, a commitment by cities and towns to show support for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and call on their governments to join. Major cities such as Baltimore, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Sydney and Toronto have already committed themselves to the Appeal which states: Our city/town is deeply concerned about the grave threat that nuclear weapons pose to communities throughout the world. We firmly believe that our residents
ICAN partner Norwegian People’s Aid has launched the first report of a newly established watchdog for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW)
At a high-level ceremony at the UN last night, 7 countries signed and 4 countries ratified the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. There are now 67 signatories and 19 States Party to the Treaty.
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
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.
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 was presented to ICAN at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway, on 10 December
ICAN is calling on all countries to sign and ratify the UN nuclear weapon ban treaty. Here's how you can put pressure on your country to do so
On 7 July 2017, the UN adopted a landmark agreement to ban nuclear weapons. Here we answer some FAQs about how the treaty will operate
“Let’s act up! Ban nuclear weapons completely and unconditionally.”
“If Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, they would be part of ICAN.”
“I salute ICAN for working with such commitment and creativity.”
“We can do it together. With your help, our voice will be made still stronger. Imagine peace.”
“Governments say a nuclear weapons ban is unlikely. Don’t believe it. They said the same about a mine ban treaty.”
“With your support, we can take ICAN its full distance – all the way to zero nuclear weapons.”
“Because I cannot tolerate these appalling weapons, I whole-heartedly support ICAN.”
“I can imagine a world without nuclear weapons, and I support ICAN.”