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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 »

Don't Ban the Bomb - New York Times

“War,” Georges Clemenceau supposedly said, “is too serious a matter to be left to military men.” Maybe it's time for someone to say that peace is too serious a matter to be left to pacifists. The thought comes to mind on news that a little-known ...and more »

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

For 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. Her ...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 »

What is ICAN and how did it win this year's Nobel Peace Prize? - ABC Online

The 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? Key points: Group ...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 »

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 »

Nobel Peace Prize is also for "hibakusha": ICAN chief - Kyodo News Plus

This year's Nobel Peace Prize is not only for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons but also for the survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, known as hibakusha in Japanese, ICAN chief Beatrice Fihn said Friday ...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 »

The Nobel Alternate-Reality Prize - Wall Street Journal

In international relations, there's hope, there's experience, and then there are arms-control negotiations. The Norwegian Nobel Committee plunged into that alternate reality on Friday in awarding this year's Peace Prize to the International Campaign to ...and more »