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Nobel Peace Prize 2017 awarded to iCAN

Saturday, 7 October 2017, 3:51 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

“It is a great honour to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 in recognition of our role in achieving the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.” More >>

NZ among first states to sign nuclear ban treaty tonight

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:50 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

“The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons represents an important step and contribution towards the common aspiration of a world without nuclear weapons. The Treaty reflects growing concerns over the risk posed by the continued existence ... More >>

Nuclear ban treaty adopted: NZ plays a leading role

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 1:05 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

Nuclear ban treaty adopted: New Zealand plays a leading role i CAN Aotearoa New Zealand 8 July 2017 “New Zealand brings to this negotiation our long and proud history as a strong supporter of nuclear disarmament, as a member of our regional ... More >>

Precedential Appeal to the Supreme Court

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:26 am | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

Precedential Appeal to the Supreme Court: to Enshrine the Status of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission in Primary Legislation More >>

Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day: Time for action

Friday, 28 February 2014, 3:23 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

Tomorrow, 1 March, is Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day - the 60th anniversary of the largest nuclear weapon detonation, the 'Bravo' nuclear bomb test conducted by the United States close to the surface of Bikini Atoll, in the Marshall Islands ... More >>

Mexico conference marks turning point for nuclear weapons

Sunday, 16 February 2014, 7:03 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

The Second International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, concluded today with overwhelming agreement that consequences of any use of these weapons would be more acute and more widespread than ever recognised before. More >>

NZ Super Fund in ‘Don’t Bank on the Bomb’ Hall of Fame

Friday, 11 October 2013, 9:09 am | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund (Super Fund) is one of twelve financial institutions listed in the global ‘Hall of Fame’ in the comprehesive new report ‘Don’t Bank on the Bomb’ launched tonight in Stockholm, Sweden. More >>

Preparatory Committee for Non-Proliferation Treaty Review

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 4:07 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

This message contains an update on the NPT PrepCom currently underway in Geneva, including links to the statements by New Zealand representatives, and the Joint Statement on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons,delivered by South Africa on behalf ... More >>

Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day

Friday, 1 March 2013, 12:04 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand has written to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Murray McCully today, Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day - the 59th anniversary of the largest nuclear weapon detonation, the 'Bravo' nuclear bomb test conducted by the United ... More >>

Merry cycling Christmas

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 6:15 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

Bicycles and summer go together, and kids of all ages will be heading out on new bikes this week. More >>

Report to parliament supports government action

Saturday, 4 August 2012, 1:00 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

" we believe New Zealand should move beyond a position of general support to the forefront of negotiations towards a nuclear weapons convention." - Report of the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee, August 2012. More >>

Norway announces nuclear weapons conference

Saturday, 21 April 2012, 2:35 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

On Tuesday, 17 April, the Norwegian Foreign Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre, announced in the Norwegian parliament that "a conference in Oslo to highlight different aspects of nuclear weapons as a humanitarian problem" is scheduled to take place ... More >>

From nuclear weapons-free NZ to a nuclear weapons-free world

Tuesday, 16 August 2011, 1:14 pm | iCAN Aotearoa New Zealand

Join the call for action to abolish nuclear weapons! The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Aotearoa New Zealand (iCAN-ANZ) invites you to add your voice to the call for a nuclear weapons-free world by signing the new petition to ... More >>

 

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