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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 »

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

ICAN, 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 »

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 »

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

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has always lauded long-shot peacemaking efforts, many of which came to fruition. By John Rash Star Tribune. October 6, 2017 — 11:51pm. itemprop. Martial Trezzini • Keystone via AP ICAN executive director Beatrice Fihn ...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 »

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

10_06_Nuclear_Weapon The international community has repeatedly condemned nuclear weapons as illegal, but nuclear-armed nations aren't relenting. KCNA via Reuters. Share. U.S. Nobel Prize Nuclear Weapons Donald Trump Kim Jong Un. The Nobel Peace Prize ...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 »

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

Jacob Beser, pictured, is the only person to fly aboard both planes that carried nuclear bombs to Japan. Here he stands in front of the Enola Gay, the B-29 bomber that bombed Hiroshima. Credit: Courtesy of the Beser family. The Nobel Peace Prize was ...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 »

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

John Mecklin is the editor-in-chief of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Previously, Mecklin was editor-in-chief of Miller-McCune (since renamed Pacific Standard),... More · Contact · Subscribe · Follow. After a decade of organizing and advocacy ...and more »