On nukes, Canada must weigh gestures against cross-border realities: Editorial - Toronto Star

Toronto StarOn nukes, Canada must weigh gestures against cross-border realities: EditorialToronto StarThe committee that awards the Nobel prizes could not have picked a more suitable winner for its peace prize than the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. But it puts Ottawa in an awkward position. Beatrice Fihn, left, Executive Director ...and more »

The Long Nuclear History Behind the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize - TIME

TIMEThe Long Nuclear History Behind the 2017 Nobel Peace PrizeTIMEICAN, which played a key role in the negotiations that led to the recent signing of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the United Nations, scored the prize in honor of "its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian ...and more »

2 Bangladeshi NGOs share the glory - The Daily Star

The Daily Star2 Bangladeshi NGOs share the gloryThe Daily StarTwo Bangladeshi organisations shared the glory of Nobel Peace Prize 2017, bagged by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for its campaign against nuclear weapon. The Center for Bangladesh Studies (CBS) and Physicians for ...and more »

Anti-nuclear body ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize - Business Standard

Business StandardAnti-nuclear body ICAN wins Nobel Peace PrizeBusiness StandardThe Norwegian Nobel Committee, warning of a rising risk of nuclear war, awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to a little-known international campaign group advocating for a ban on nuclear weapons. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize acknowledges anti-nuclear movement - Radio Canada International

Radio Canada InternationalNobel Peace Prize acknowledges anti-nuclear movementRadio Canada InternationalGordon Edwards, head of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility, says the award to ICAN is “wonderful news”. Listen EN_Interview_4-20171006-WIE40. “For the first time in the 71-year history of the nuclear arms race we really have hammered out ...and more »

Who are the members of the nuclear club? - www.worldbulletin.net

www.worldbulletin.netWho are the members of the nuclear club?www.worldbulletin.netICAN, the International Coalition to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to ban the estimated 15,000 atomic weapons around the world. World Bulletin / News Desk. Around 90 percent of the world's ...and more »

Two decades later, Jody Williams still works for peace - Brattleboro Reformer

Brattleboro ReformerTwo decades later, Jody Williams still works for peaceBrattleboro ReformerJody Williams greets reporters outside her Putney home Oct. 10, 1997, after learning she and the International Campaign to Ban Landmines had won the Nobel Peace Prize. Brattleboro Reformer file photo. Jody Williams has traveled to every continent ...and more »

Organization working to abolish nuclear weapons awarded Nobel Peace Prize - Global Sisters Report (blog)

Global Sisters Report (blog)Organization working to abolish nuclear weapons awarded Nobel Peace PrizeGlobal Sisters Report (blog)Participants talk at the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons' Civil Society Forum in Vienna in December 2014. An image of Pope Francis was placed on a board with other leaders linked with peaceful movements. (CNS / Chaz Muth). by James ...and more »

Harvard Law team helped group that won the Nobel Peace Prize - The Boston Globe

Harvard Law team helped group that won the Nobel Peace PrizeThe Boston GlobeA small group from Harvard Law School was basking in a bit of reflected Nobel Peace Prize glow on Friday. The team of six people helped the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won the prize, by providing legal advice as the ...and more »

Analysis: Nobel to anti-nuke group likely won't please US - The Mercury News

The Mercury NewsAnalysis: Nobel to anti-nuke group likely won't please USThe Mercury NewsInternational campaign to abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) activists wearing masks to look like US President Donald Trump and North Korean Kim Jong-Un pose next to a Styrofoam effigy of a nuclear bomb while protesting in front of the Brandenburg Gate ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Anti-Nuclear Group With WMass Ties - New England Public Radio

New England Public RadioNobel Peace Prize Goes to Anti-Nuclear Group With WMass TiesNew England Public RadioThe disarmament activist co-founded the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which just won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. This is Helfand's second brush with the prestigious honor; he is co-president of International Physicians for the ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Anti-Nuclear Weapons Group - The Chosun Ilbo

The Chosun IlboNobel Peace Prize Awarded to Anti-Nuclear Weapons GroupThe Chosun IlboThe 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, or ICAN. The group consists of about 500 organizations in more than 100 countries that are working toward global nuclear ...and more »

Japanese A-bomb survivors hail ICAN Nobel Peace Prize win - Japan Today

Japan TodayJapanese A-bomb survivors hail ICAN Nobel Peace Prize winJapan TodaySurvivors of the World War II atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Friday congratulated ICAN on winning this year's Nobel Peace Prize, vowing to work together with the disarmament group to achieve a nuclear-free world. "I'm delighted that ICAN, ...and more »

Man with Ties to Nobel Peace Prize in Evansville this Weekend - Tristatehomepage.com

Tristatehomepage.comMan with Ties to Nobel Peace Prize in Evansville this WeekendTristatehomepage.comOne of the contributors to an organization that recently won the Nobel Peace Prize will be in Evansville this weekend. Evansville's Chapter of Veterans For Peace says Paul K. Chappell, Director of Peace Literacy with the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation ...and more »

Nobel's Peace Prize to ICAN: Thank you to the Nobel Committee! - Dissident Voice

Nobel's Peace Prize to ICAN: Thank you to the Nobel Committee!Dissident VoiceUndoubtedly nuclear disarmament and, ultimately, nuclear abolition is a major – if not the major – goal of humankind. There can be no lasting peace with these weapons and there exists no goal, the achievement of which would legitimate the use of this ...and more »

UMN Expert: UN Treaty must not distract from nonproliferation - UMN News

UMN Expert: UN Treaty must not distract from nonproliferationUMN NewsThe Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican), with special acknowledgement to their advocacy for the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Mark Bell—assistant ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize goes to group opposing nuclear weapons - The Boston Globe

Nobel Peace Prize goes to group opposing nuclear weaponsThe Boston GlobeNEW YORK — In a year when the threat of nuclear warfare seemed to draw closer, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to an advocacy group behind the first treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons. The group, the International Campaign to Abolish ...and more »

Trump presidency puts 'spotlight' on nuclear risk, says Nobel victor ICAN - ClickLancashire

ClickLancashireTrump presidency puts 'spotlight' on nuclear risk, says Nobel victor ICANClickLancashireMaking the announcement today the Norwegian Nobel Committee said that the award is for ICAN's work "to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a ...and more »

Nobel Peace choice doesn't change US stance - Hi-tech Beacon

Hi-tech BeaconNobel Peace choice doesn't change US stanceHi-tech Beacon"Today's announcement does not change the U.S. position on the treaty: the United States does not support and will not sign the 'Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, '" the U.S. State Department said in a statement. With headquarters in Geneva ...and more »

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Awarded Nobel Peace Prize - Latin American Herald Tribune

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Awarded Nobel Peace PrizeLatin American Herald TribuneOSLO – The International campaign to abolish nuclear weapons was awarded the highly-coveted 2017 Nobel Peace prize on Friday. Founded in 2007, ICAN is a non-profit organization that includes 468 partner organizations in 101 countries that promote full ...and more »