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Nine heads of state have the ability to launch more than 13,000 nuclear weapons between them, threatening all life on this planet.
To address this existential peril, a global majority of nations have negotiated a treaty to finally outlaw nuclear weapons. The 2017 United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is the circuit breaker to the nuclear status quo. It is our best chance against our worst weapon.
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The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of our work “to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons” and our “ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons”.
Media Release: Time to END policy of Extended Nuclear Deterrence
CAMPAIGN NEWS: MEDIA RELEASE: Time to END policy of Extended Nuclear Deterrence 25th April 2023 In response to the Albanese Government’s release of the 2023 Defence Strategic Review, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, ICAN Australia, says it’s time for Australia to cease...
Foreign Minister at the National Press Club
CAMPAIGN NEWS: On Monday 17 April 2023, Foreign Minister Penny Wong addressed the National Press Club. The speech included a number of points relevant to nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. Guardian journalist Daniel Hurst asked a question on whether the...
AUKUS: Action is the antidote to despair
CAMPAIGN NEWS: With the announcement to procure three US-made Virginia-class submarines while it builds up to eight nuclear-powered submarines of its own as part of the AUKUS joint defence agreement with the United States and United Kingdom, Australia has confirmed a...