Hiroshima, August 8th, 2011: Four disarmament experts, including ICAN Chair Tilman Ruff, made their cases for nuclear disarmament at the International Symposium for Peace 2011, held in Hiroshima on July 31. "Working for nuclear abolition is a profound and necessary act of love." - Tilman Ruff Read more »
Malcolm Fraser, July 5th 2011: Months after the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, the ongoing nuclear disaster at Fukushima compounds the humanitarian tragedy and impedes recovery. The damaged reactors and spent-fuel ponds contain around ten times as much nuclear fuel as did the Chernobyl reactor that exploded in 1986. Read more »
Desmond Tutu, June 30 2011: Eliminating nuclear weapons is the democratic wish of the world’s people. Yet no nuclear-armed country currently appears to be preparing
for a future without these terrifying devices.
Melbourne, 5 July 2011: The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons and Australian Red Cross invite you to a public forum at the Melbourne Town Hall to mark the 15th anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s landmark ruling on the illegality of nuclear weapons. Read more »
Announcement 9 June 2011: The New Zealand chapter of ICAN will be officially launched on June 25, Nuclear Abolition Day. The launch is the culmination of discussions that have taken place in New Zealand since the closure of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in 2009. Read more »