Campaign, 26 January, 2012: This Australia Day 706 prominent Order of Australia recipients have stepped forward as "Australians for a Nuclear Weapons Convention" calling on the Australian government to support international efforts to achieve a nuclear weapons treaty and to adopt a nuclear-weapon-free defence posture. Read more »
James Norman, December 2011: In stating support for Australia to open up uranium sales to India, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has not only opened up a toxic can of worms inside her own party, she has also set herself on a perilous collision course that threatens to undermine Australia's non-proliferation credibility and our international treaty obligations. Read more »
Australia, November, 2011: ICAN Australia would like to thank the Harvest Festival for its support in allowing us to set up stalls in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane to promote our 'Bombs No More' disarmament project. The project was very well received, with hundreds of festival goers creating amazing pictures from our nuclear bomb design. Check the Bombs No To see some of these designs and more images from the day go to the website at www.bombsnomore.com.
Tilman Ruff, September 21, 2011: It's an interesting twist that the recent Sept. 11, 2011, anniversary marks two momentous events — 10 years since the multiple terrorist attacks in the United States that spawned a worldwide "war on terror", and six months since the devastating combination of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant disaster in Japan. These apparently disparate events share some important implications. Read more »
Geneva, September 17, 2011: The first ICAN International conference took place in Geneva from September 17 - 19th 2011. The conference brought together delegates from all over the world - including Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, USA and Australia.
The conference included workshops on topics including the role of civil society, delegitimizing nuclear weapons, engaging governments, Humanitarian aspects of abolition, campaigning and using the media. Read more »