It's time to end nuclear weapons.

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ICAN is the international campaign to stigmatise, prohibit & eliminate nuclear weapons.

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-governmental organizations promoting adherence to and implementation of the United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty.

Treaty to ban nuclear weapons

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The truth about nuclear weapons: catastrophic harm, existential threat

Nuclear weapons are the most inhumane and indiscriminate weapons ever created. They violate international law, cause severe environmental damage, undermine national and global security, and divert vast public resources away from meeting human needs. They must be eliminated urgently.


Nuclear weapons in current arsenals

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Nuclear-armed states

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Nuclear-weapon endorsing States

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  • International
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Latin Am. and Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Oceania

Any non-government organization is eligible to become an ICAN partner organization. No joining fee or annual subscription is required, although financial and other relevant contributions are welcome.