Articles by International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

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On 22 Jan 2021, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Will Enter into Force
ICAN-International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Nobel Peace Laureate - TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Jan 2021

To mark the day that nuclear weapons become illegal under international law, ICAN campaigners and other anti-nuclear activists around the world will be hosting a huge range of actions and activities. Find one near you (or online in your timezone) through the map below. And make sure to add yours to the map as well!

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Historic Milestone: UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Reaches 50 Ratifications Needed for Entry into Force
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons ICAN - TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Oct 2020

24 Oct 2020 – Today, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons reached the required 50 state parties. In 90 days the treaty will enter into force, cementing a categorical ban on nuclear weapons, 75 years after their first use.

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The Hibakusha’s 75-Year Journey to Ban Nuclear Weapons
ICAN-International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Nobel Peace Laureate - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Aug 2020

6/9 Aug 2020 – A nuclear attack is almost too horrific to imagine. But take a few minutes and try to walk in the footsteps of the hibakusha, the survivors of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Follow their journey from 6 and 9 August 1945 through a lifetime of advocacy to eliminate nuclear weapons.

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These 28 Companies Are Building Nuclear Weapons
ICAN- International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 May 2019

2 May 2019 – ICAN and its partner organisation Pax have released a report with full profiles of 28 companies connected to the production of nuclear weapons.

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ICAN Statement on Nobel Peace Prize 2017
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Nobel Peace Laureate – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Dec 2017

6 Oct 2017 – The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons is a coalition of non-governmental organizations in one hundred countries. By harnessing the power of the people, we have worked to bring an end to the most destructive weapon ever created – the only weapon that poses an existential threat to all humanity.

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NATO: Increasing the Role of Nuclear Weapons
Susi Snyder | International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Aug 2016

The majority of countries are ready to end the danger posed by nuclear weapons and to start negotiations for a treaty banning them. However, both documents issued by the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland 8-9 July 2016–the Summit Communiqué and the Warsaw Declaration on Transatlantic Security–reaffirmed the NATO commitment to nuclear weapons, and the Communiqué included a return to cold war style language on nuclear sharing.

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Non-Proliferation Treaty: US Attempts to Bully Allies into Inaction
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Mar 2015

Mar 18, 2015 – The Norwegian Under Secretary of State admitted that Norway has been ‘demarched’ by the USA to not sign the pledge to fill the legal gap on nuclear weapons. This revelation follows a recent story exposing similar pressures directed towards Japan to prevent them from supporting the pledge.

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33 Latin American and Caribbean States Call for a Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Mar 2015

Latin American and Caribbean states [CELAC] have once again shown a united front and a clear vision for the future of nuclear disarmament.

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Don’t Bank on the Bomb
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Mar 2012

A fantastic report with many detailed tables.The Financing of Nuclear Weapons Producers – With a Foreword by Desmond Tutu. The first major global report on the financing of companies that manufacture, modernize and maintain nuclear weapons and their delivery vehicles. It identifies more than 300 banks, insurance companies, pension funds and asset managers from 30 countries that invest significantly in the, also listed, 20 major nuclear weapons producers.

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