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Information for media

ICAN is a global campaign coalition of more than 400 organizations in 95 countries  working to mobilize people to inspire, persuade and pressure their governments to initiate negotiations for a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Our experts and campaigners are available for media comment.

Please direct any media inquiries to:

Beatrice Fihn
Executive Director
Email: press[at]icanw.org
Phone: +41 22 788 20 63 (Geneva)
Phone: +41 78 613 0472 (Geneva)

View our most recent media releases here. To be added to our media distribution list, please email press@icanw.org and include information about your media outlet. Are you print, television, radio, online? What language do you broadcast in? What is your reach?

We are happy to arrange interviews with ICAN campaigners around the world, including medical experts, political scientists, international lawyers, national campaigners, and survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Photos for media

For high-resolution images, please view our photostream. The images have been taken by ICAN staff members or campaigners (unless otherwise stated) and can be reproduced freely, provided that ICAN is acknowledged as the source. Please credit © ICAN/All rights reserved.


  • 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 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