Press releases

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Press release: Stop bombing and shelling in towns and cities – NGOs call for action...

September 30, 2019  
Press release: Stop bombing and shelling in towns and cities – NGOs call for action to protect and assist civilians in urban conflicts

Vienna, October 1-2, 2019 – Governments, UN agencies, international organisations and civil society will meet at the Vienna Conference on Protecting Civilians in Urban Warfare to address the changing face of war and its effects on civilians. Civil society organisations... Read more

INEW launches International Parliamentary Appeal

March 20, 2019  
INEW launches International Parliamentary Appeal

Today INEW launches its International Parliamentary Appeal calling on members of legislative bodies such as Parliament and Congress to urgently support action to prevent human suffering from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas. International Parliamentary Appeal Armed conflicts... Read more

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

December 8, 2017  
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 t...

October 10, 2017

Press Release: Majority of states agree to ban nucle...

July 7, 2017

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