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ICAN wins the Nobel Peace Prize for work on nuclear weapons ban treaty - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, or ICAN, the Switzerland-based coalition of civil society groups that led successful efforts to approve a nuclear weapons ban treaty. The UN voted in favor ...and more »

Activist group aiming to abolish nuclear weapons wins Nobel Peace Prize - PBS NewsHour

Amid a background of escalating tensions between North Korea and the U.S. over weapons tests, this year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a small group working to prevent nuclear war. Judy Woodruff learns from John Burroughs of the Lawyers Committee ...and more »

As the Threat of Nuclear War Grows, 'the bomb' Breaks the Silence - The Nation.

Like the Nobel Peace Prize–winning group ICAN, Eric Schlosser's multimedia creation raises awareness about a looming catastrophe. By Mark HertsgaardTwitter. October 7, 2017. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. pHydrogen-bomb-testp. Nuclear weapons test ...and more »

Overview: The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

After a decade of organizing and advocacy by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, or ICAN, and its hundreds of nonprofit partners, in July the UN approved a treaty that bans nuclear weapons. In recognition of that work, the Norwegian ...and more »

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

Friday's announcement that the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize went to The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) represents just the latest step in the long relationship between the Oslo-based Norwegian Nobel Committee and nuclear technology ...and more »

IHRC's partner in negotiations of Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty wins Nobel Peace Prize - Harvard Law School News

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), with which Harvard's International Human Rights Clinic collaborated during the negotiations of a nuclear weapons ban treaty, received the Nobel Peace Prize today. The honor reflects ...and more »

Anti-nuclear group wins Nobel peace prize - The Times

Stockholm The Nobel peace prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which helped promote a disarmament treaty adopted by the United Nations in July and signed by 122 countries. The Nobel committee said it wanted ...and more »

ICAN's can-do on nuclear weapons ban befits Nobel Peace Prize - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Nobel Peace Prizes can seem too quick, even quixotic, when they're awarded. And in fact there's often an aspirational aspect to the award, as there was last year, when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos received the honor just days after Colombian ...and more »

Are Nuclear Weapons Illegal? Yes, But It Doesn't Matter - Newsweek

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The group was recognized for its mission to “draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for ...and more »

The grandson of a man who bombed Hiroshima celebrates an anti-nuclear Nobel Peace Prize - PRI

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The Geneva-based organization, which has drawn support from Nigeria to Australia, made headlines this year when it spearheaded a United Nations ...and more »