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7 months ago

Media Advisory: ICAN to collect Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday for treaty banning nuclea...

December 8, 2017  Comments are off
ICAN in Hiroshima ©ICAN

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

October 10, 2017  Comments are off
Picture: Norwegian Nobel Committee

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

Press Release: Majority of states agree to ban nuclear weapons at United Nations

July 7, 2017  Comments are off
Press Release: Majority of states agree to ban nuclear weapons at United Nations

UK refuses to participate in treaty negotiations  New York, 7 July 2017: Negotiations of a new international treaty that bans nuclear weapons concluded at the United Nations today as the treaty was formally adopted by states. The United Kingdom, alongside... Read more

Invitation and media advisory: Panel discussion on a...

April 20, 2016

Press release: Governments meet in Vienna to tackle ...

September 20, 2015

UK tries to block international condemnation of bann...

September 7, 2015

UK fails to condemn use of cluster bombs in Yemen

September 3, 2015
Press release: UN says bombing of towns and cities m...
July 3, 2015
Media Advisory: States hold second round of talks on...
April 12, 2015
Austria pledges to work for ban on nuclear weapons
December 9, 2014
UK ends boycott and participates in Vienna Conferenc...
December 7, 2014
Banks Behaving Badly: £17 billion invested in clust...
November 27, 2014
UK and other states must set out clear policy to pre...
November 14, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY: First round of government talks on k...
May 8, 2014
146 states meet in Mexico to discuss humanitarian im...
February 13, 2014
Media Advisory: International Conference on Humanita...
February 12, 2014
UK completed destruction of its entire stockpile of ...
December 19, 2013
Explosive weapons are leading cause of death for chi...
November 23, 2013
States take first step towards curbing the threat of...
November 15, 2013
Media advisory: Governments to decide whether to sta...
November 7, 2013
UN: Start International Talks on Killer Robots
October 21, 2013
UK Parliament Committee report slams arms sales to r...
July 17, 2013
Media Advisory: Killer Robots debate in UK Parliamen...
June 14, 2013
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