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2017 Nobel Peace Prize

December 10, 2017.  Much time has passed since I first began this post about the Peace Prize.  With Nick’s illness, our family’s Christmas visit, and several big changes in our lives (details to come later), I just never had time to finish it.  2,213 more words


[podcast] Adrian Taylor (iCAN Change Agents Network): Institutional reforms vs civil society, what comes first? #CR e-Tribune (06/02/2018)

The “e-Tribunes” consist of monthly online meetings organised by the CitizenRoute’s partners, aimed at providing the opportunity for emerging political movements to present and confront their positions on European “burning issues”. 97 more words

Trans-european Political Movement

What does people really mean when they say, YOU CAN'T DO THAT!

We all listen to a lot of people telling us what we can’t do! I am sure most of us would believe their words and loose a chance to do something no one else has ever done before. 305 more words

The People Who Made a Nuclear-Weapons-Prohibition Treaty Possible

ICAN’s visionary work has brought us that much closer to a nuclear-free world—and won them a Nobel Peace Prize in the process.

By Ari Beser… 2,183 more words


Resisting Nuclear Weapons Means Resisting Injustice and Oppression

You might not have heard about the ban, though media did cover it at the time—albeit sparsely, and with skepticism. The skepticism was greatly encouraged by the nine countries that possess nuclear weapons: China, France, India, Israel, Pakistan, North Korea, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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Abe snubs head of Nobel-winning no-nukes group

Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, and Akira Kawasaki, a member of the group’s international steering committee, place a wreath at the Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims in Hiroshima on Monday. 286 more words


ICAN chief calls on Japan to join treaty banning nuclear weapons

NAGASAKI (Kyodo) — The leader of the antinuclear group International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won last year’s Nobel Peace Prize, on Saturday called on Japan to take part in the treaty banning nuclear weapons. 431 more words