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12.06.2018

ICAN Singapore Summit Response Press Release

ICAN Singapore Summit Response Press Release

As Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump signed an “agreement” in Singapore today, ICAN welcomes the diplomatic efforts but warns that only a process based in international law and existing treaty frameworks will achieve nuclear disarmament and fully denuclearise the Korean Peninsula. ICAN’s Executive Director Beatrice Fihn said, “Trump just pulled… »

24.05.2018

Face 2 Face with Anthony Donovan

Face 2 Face with Anthony Donovan

On this show we speak with Anthony Donovan, director of the documentary Good Thinking (Those Who’ve Tried to Halt Nuclear Weapons)​. We discuss​ the present moment ​and ​recent good news​ concerning ​nuclear ​disarmament, such as ICAN ​receiving the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, ​the possible reunification of ​North and South Korea​,… »

18.05.2018

Members of Parliament from four countries sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Pledge

Members of Parliament from four countries sign Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty Pledge

On Saturday the 12th of May, parliamentarians from Spain, France, Chile and Argentina signed ICAN’s Parliamentary pledge in support of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.  ICAN won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to create the treaty. The event took place as part of the… »

15.05.2018

Abolition of Nuclear Weapons: Everything is Connected

Abolition of Nuclear Weapons: Everything is Connected

By Anthony Donovan, Dorothy Day knew how vast military spending takes directly from our humanitarian needs. Albert Einstein repeatedly reminded us that nuclear weapons were a dangerous false sense of security. Let us sing out from the hilltops just some of the accomplishments of 2017: MLK, Jr.’s Beyond Vietnam speech… »

08.05.2018

ICAN seeks parliamentary support in Spain as Trump breaks the Iran nuclear deal

ICAN seeks parliamentary support in Spain as Trump breaks the Iran nuclear deal

ICAN representatives set to meet members of the Spanish Congress as President Trump pushes the doomsday clock closer to midnight. “Today’s announcement by US President Donald Trump to de-certify the JCPOA (the Iran Deal) raises tensions even higher and threatens to push the doomsday clock even closer to midnight,” said… »

26.03.2018

Ban treaty attracts new adherents

Ban treaty attracts new adherents

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), signed in September 2017, is attracting new adherents. The Treaty was adopted by 122 states to a standing ovation at the UN General Assembly. With Palestine joining the Treaty on 22 March, six UN member states and permanent observers have now… »

25.03.2018

Palestine becomes the sixth country to ratify the Treaty on the Probibition of Nuclear Weapons

Palestine becomes the sixth country to ratify the Treaty on the Probibition of Nuclear Weapons

According to the Palestine Press office in Italy, and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), on the 23rd of March Palestine became the 6th country to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, approved last year on the 7th of July at the UN. The Treaty… »

18.03.2018

Help funding a film on the 86 year-old Survivor of Hiroshima, Nobel Laureate

Help funding a film on the 86 year-old Survivor of Hiroshima, Nobel Laureate

Setsuko Thurlow has become the world’s most powerful voice describing the atrocities and human consequences of an atomic bomb explosion. After surviving that horrific devastation, she committed her life to ridding the world of nuclear weapons for all of us. A small group of film-makers have followed Setsuko for… »

07.03.2018

329 financial institutions shamed for assisting nuclear weapon production

329 financial institutions shamed for assisting nuclear weapon production

Today marked the release by PAX, the Dutch peace organisation, of their annual Don’t Bank on the Bomb report.  This year’s report is more relevant than ever given last year’s historic agreement by 122 countries on the text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear… »

13.01.2018

Alarming changes to the US nuclear posture

Alarming changes to the US nuclear posture

On the order of President Trump, the US Department of Defense is currently concluding a sweeping review of the United States’ nuclear policy – a “nuclear posture review” ­– expected to be released at the end of this month. But already now, the text has leaked and shows that the… »

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