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Oslo meetings 2013

More than 500 campaigners from 70 countries gathered in Oslo, Norway, in March 2013 for the ICAN Civil Society Forum. The goal: to ramp up efforts to ban nuclear weapons


ICAN meeting Hiroshima 2012

More than 100 campaigners from 30 countries took part in an ICAN campaign meeting in Hiroshima in August 2012, focusing on the humanitarian imperative to disarm


ICAN meeting Vienna 2012

ICAN's campaign meeting in Vienna in April 2012 involved participants from across the world. It highlighted the catastrophic harm caused by nuclear weapons


ICAN meeting Geneva 2011

ICAN held an international conference in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17 to 19 September 2011. It focused on strengthening the will to abolish nuclear weapons


Bombs No More Melbourne

ICAN campaigners in Melbourne held a Bombs No More action, encouraging passers-by to "disarm a nuclear bomb" by transforming it into something peaceful


ICAN in Hiroshima 2011

In August 2011, ICAN campaigners took part in events commemorating the 66th anniversaries of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki


NPT Review Conference 2010

At the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference in New York, ICAN campaigners urged their governments to support a global ban on nuclear weapons



  • 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

  • hansblix

    “I am proud to support the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.”

    Hans Blix Weapons inspector

  • dalailama

    “I can imagine a world without nuclear weapons, and I support ICAN.”

    Dalai Lama Nobel laureate