Campaign milestones 2006

7 September: Nobel Prize-winning doctors initiate ICAN

International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War – winner of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize – adopts ICAN as a top priority at its world congress in Helsinki, Finland. Affiliate organizations commit to launching the campaign in 2007.


November: First ICAN office established in Melbourne

ICAN sets up its first office – in Melbourne, Australia – with experienced disarmament campaigner Felicity Hill as the coordinator. Tilman Ruff, a public health physician at the University of Melbourne, chairs the board of management.


2007 milestones →

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