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Today it's 10 weeks left until negotiations of a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons starts in New York. Are you excited?
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It's official! The United Nations General Assembly just adopted the a resolution to launch negotiations on a nuclear weapons ban treaty next year.

“Every nation has an interest in ensuring that nuclear weapons are never used again, which can only be guaranteed through their complete elimination. We are calling on all governments to join next year’s negotiations and work to achieve a strong...
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In one day, both Russia and United States said that they will expand their nuclear capabilities. This is extremely concerning but fortunate enough the majority of the world is coming to its senses.

A majority of the governments in the word have decided to ban nuclear weapons in 2017. This is a huge breakthrough, as past experiences suggests that international treaties banning weapons affect...
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This has been a huge year for ICAN. We achieved a major breakthrough in October when the United Nations voted to launch negotiations on a treaty banning nuclear weapons – something that could not have happened without the dedicated efforts of our many campaigners around the world. Here are some of the highlights of 2016.
Patti Smith sang a beautiful version of Bob Dylan's A hard rain's A-gonna fall at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony this weekend.

We used another version of this beautiful song to pay tribute to the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of the two cities.

No more Hiroshimas, No more Nagasakis: Ban nuclear weapons!

70 years ago, at 8h15 of August 6, 1945 the city of Hiroshima was destroyed with an atomic bomb. In a few minutes thousands of people lost their lives in the...

We've received support from all around the world on #givingtuesday. Do your part too, and make a contribution to a ban on nuclear weapons. Go to to make history with us!
We have a unique opportunity to ban nuclear weapons next year, with negotiations of a new treaty scheduled for March and June. But at the same time, ICAN is facing financial uncertainty as funding for nuclear disarmament work is being reduced worldwide.

The ban treaty negotiations is a historic opportunity that we cannot miss, civil society needs to be stronger and more effective than ever....
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The survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have launched a signature campaign calling for an international treaty to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons. They are doing this in the hope that no one will ever have to suffer from nuclear weapons as they have. Sign the petition here

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The UN will soon crack down on nuclear bombs. In March 2017, negotiations will begin in New York on a treaty banning nuclear weapons -- currently the only weapons of mass destruction not prohibited. It's beyond time to fix this unacceptable situation.
Yep. Negotiations for a treaty banning nuclear weapons will begin at the United Nations in New York on 27 March 2017.
On 27 October 2016, the United Nations adopted a landmark resolution to launch negotiations on a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. Here is a video of that historic moment.
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Many nuclear-armed states worked hard to persuade governments to vote no to the resolution establishing negotiations of a ban treaty.

ICAN got a hold of one of the letters from the United States to NATO states, urging them strongly to vote no and not to participate in the negotiations next year.

US pressures NATO states to vote no to the ban treaty | ICAN