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.
ICAN to collect 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 – will be receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, for “ground-breaking efforts... 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
Nobel Peace Prize boosts efforts to prevent horror threatened by nuclear weapons
Article 36 – International Steering Group member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) 6 October 2017, London The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded today to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). This award... Read more