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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”.
CAMPAIGN NEWS: On the second anniversary of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) entering into force, the co-chairs of a cross-party group of parliamentarians, Parliamentary Friends of the TPNW, have released a statement calling on...
CAMPAIGN NEWS: It has been two years since the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entered into force, and made nuclear weapons illegal, forever. In the lead up to the anniversary on January 22nd, we will be highlighting events coordinated by ICAN Partner...
CAMPAIGN NEWS: In November 2022 the ABC reported on the Australian Government's planned deployment of up to six US nuclear-capable B-52 aircraft at RAAF Base Tindal in the Northern Territory. ICAN Australia is deeply concerned that the aircraft may carry nuclear...