How a Melbourne anti-nuclear campaign won the Nobel Peace Prize - The New Daily

How a Melbourne anti-nuclear campaign won the Nobel Peace PrizeThe New DailyThe International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has taken out one of the world's most prestigious awards, the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace. So how did a campaign from Melbourne make its way to the international stage?and more »

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear weapons campaigners - DeathRattleSports.com

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear weapons campaignersDeathRattleSports.comThe 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said ICAN was receiving the award for its “work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences ...and more »

Anti-nuclear group wins Nobel Peace Prize - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Kenya Broadcasting CorporationAnti-nuclear group wins Nobel Peace PrizeKenya Broadcasting CorporationThe Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican). Berit Reiss-Andersen, the Nobel committee chair, said it was due to the group's “groundbreaking efforts to achieve a treaty prohibition” on nuclear ...and more »

Anti-nuke movement awarded Nobel Prize - NWAOnline

NWAOnlineAnti-nuke movement awarded Nobel PrizeNWAOnlineBeatrice Fihn of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons attends a news conference Friday in Geneva. “We do not have to accept” the risk of nuclear war, she said in an interview. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize reminder of impact of nuclear testing in Pacific - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandNobel Peace Prize reminder of impact of nuclear testing in PacificRadio New ZealandThe New Zealand branch of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) says the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize is a timely reminder of the impact the weapons have had on the Pacific. Picture taken in 1971, showing a nuclear ...and more »

Nobel peace prize winners thought it was a hoax - The Age

The AgeNobel peace prize winners thought it was a hoaxThe AgeOn Friday night Tim Wright received a call from his Geneva-based colleague informing him that their advocacy group had won the Nobel peace prize. The group's executive director, Beatrice Fihn​, had been contacted by the Norwegian Nobel Committee 10 ...and more »

Indigenous anti-nuclear activist tells of her personal work with Nobel Prize-winning ICAN - ABC Online

ABC OnlineIndigenous anti-nuclear activist tells of her personal work with Nobel Prize-winning ICANABC OnlineFor Karina Lester 2017 has been a mixed bag — the loss of her beloved father, but a big win as part of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Ms Lester's anti-nuclear stance is a very personal one.and more »

Nobel Peace Prize is also for hibakusha: ICAN chief - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesNobel Peace Prize is also for hibakusha: ICAN chiefThe Japan TimesGENEVA – This year's Nobel Peace Prize is not only for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons but also for the hibakusha — the survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki — ICAN chief Beatrice Fihn said. “This is ...and more »

Half-a-dozen Melbourne activists to Nobel Prize winners: How ICAN is fighting nuclear weapons - SBS

SBSHalf-a-dozen Melbourne activists to Nobel Prize winners: How ICAN is fighting nuclear weaponsSBSIt was just over a decade ago a group of half-a-dozen activists sat down in the inner Melbourne suburb of Carlton to establish the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The organisation quickly spread its wings and ten years on ICAN has ...and more »

Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize - Gears Of Biz

Gears Of BizAnti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins Nobel Peace PrizeGears Of BizThe International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Friday. In a statement, the committee said the Geneva-based anti-nuclear weapons group had been ...and more »

Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comAnti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins 2017 Nobel Peace PrizeDeathRattleSports.comOct. 6 (UPI) — The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the Switzerland-based anti-nuclear weapons advocacy group International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said ICAN received the top award for ...and more »

Peace Nobel for group fighting to rid world of nuclear arms: All you need to know - Times of India

Times of IndiaPeace Nobel for group fighting to rid world of nuclear arms: All you need to knowTimes of IndiaWhat is ICAN? * It's a non-profit that acts as a global umbrella body for groups working to end nuclear weapons * The 10-year old body based in Geneva, Switzerland has 468 partner groups in 101 countries * It was inspired by a campaign to ban the use ...and more »

Peace Prize Awarding Seen as Message to Trump, Kim - KBS WORLD Radio News

Peace Prize Awarding Seen as Message to Trump, KimKBS WORLD Radio NewsAn antinuclear campaign group was awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, and the decision is viewed by some as an obvious message toward U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. As foreign news media reported on this ...and more »

Anti-nuclear weapon campaigner ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize - DeathRattleSports.com

Anti-nuclear weapon campaigner ICAN wins Nobel Peace PrizeDeathRattleSports.comBerit Reiss-Andersen, chairperson of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, announces the winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, Oct. 6, 2017. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize says to Korea nuke players: We are watching - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesNobel Peace Prize says to Korea nuke players: We are watchingThe Japan TimesBANGKOK/WASHINGTON – They couldn't award it to Kim Jong Un or Donald Trump; that much was certain. But the granting of the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons opened itself to a clear interpretation across ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize scooped by group fighting to end nuclear warfare - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzNobel Peace Prize scooped by group fighting to end nuclear warfareStuff.co.nzThomas Nash is one of thousands of people to work on a campaign against nuclear weapons. The campaign has just won a Nobel Peace Prize. An advocacy group's long fight to end nuclear warfare is in the spotlight after being awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.and more »

Nobel peace prize goes to group opposing nuclear weapons - Santa Fe New Mexican

Santa Fe New MexicanNobel peace prize goes to group opposing nuclear weaponsSanta Fe New MexicanBeatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), poses at the headquarters of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. ICAN is the ...and more »

The Nobel Prizes – what you need to know - Gears Of Biz

Gears Of BizThe Nobel Prizes – what you need to knowGears Of BizHow much do you know about the Nobel Prizes? DW takes a look at who and what are behind one of the most prestigious awards in the world. Alfred Nobel Portrait (Getty Images/Hulton Archive). Who was Alfred Nobel? Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm in ...and more »

Anti-nuclear group wins peace prize - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteAnti-nuclear group wins peace prizeFort Wayne Journal GazetteOSLO, Norway – The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, a forceful show of support for a grassroots effort that seeks to pressure the world's nuclear powers to give up the weapons that could destroy the ...and more »

Starting a conversation on peace - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Starting a conversation on peaceFort Wayne Journal GazetteSome winners of the Nobel Peace Prize had distinctly un-peaceful pasts. Other winners later did things that weren't in keeping with the spirit of the award. But the prize continues to be a force for good in the world. And no – it's not likely that any ...and more »