Introduction – nuclear weaponsNuclear weapons are massive explosive weapons that release their energy and destructive force through nuclear reactions - either fission or a combination of fission and fusion. A single nuclear weapon can devastate an entire city with blast, fire and radiation, making the weapon inherently indiscriminate and unacceptable.
Reckless development on a dangerous status quo: new US nuclear policy and UK govt sil...
Watch Article 36’s Elizabeth Minor discuss the issues on BBC World News on 4 February 2018 below Released on 2 February, the new US “nuclear posture review” (NPR) from the Trump administration – the policy on its arsenal and strategies... Read more
ICAN collects Nobel Peace Prize for treaty banning nuclear weapons
This weekend at a ceremony in Oslo, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) – a global coalition of 468 organisations in 101 countries, with hundreds of campaigners – received the Nobel Peace Prize, for our “ground-breaking efforts to... Read more
Media Advisory: ICAN to collect Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday for treaty banning nuclea...
ICAN awarded Nobel Peace Prize for work to bring about the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – which bans nuclear weapons because of their horrific effects Award highlights the positive change campaigners and committed States can bring about... Read more