September 2006| IPPNW initiates ICAN

7 September 2006

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 and ICAN sets up its first office – in Melbourne, Australia – with Felicity Hill as the coordinator.