5 things you can do to support the nuclear ban

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki and the #nuclearban

August 11th 2018

This week the world commemorated the 73rd Anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Now, we look forward at the Nuclear Ban Treaty and how we can make sure this never happens again.


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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 7 things you should know

August 3rd 2018

Next week marks 73 years since two atomic bombs were dropped over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. If we’re going to make sure this never happens again, here are 7 things you should know.


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ICAN’s Nobel Medal on display at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 


July 26th 2018

A new exhibit at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will display replicas of the medal and the diploma of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize


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Church of England Synod votes to support Nuclear Ban Treaty

July 13th 2018

On Sunday 7 July the Church of England agreed a motion on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by a margin of 260-26. It was a huge result and a result of months of hard work and campaigning


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One year on: 5 things you can do to support the Nuclear Ban Treaty

July 10th 2018

On July 7th, 2017 the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) was adopted by the UN. In the year since, we’ve made great progress towards entry into force and the stigmatisation of nuclear weapons. But there is still work to be done.


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NEW POLL: Europeans reject US nuclear weapons on own soil

July 6th 2018

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.

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  • 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