2016 will mark 20 years since The Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy was established.
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Hiroshima 70th Anniversary - ICAN UK
Every hour of every day UK nuclear weapons threaten to kill tens of millions of people. 70 years after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki it is past time to ban and eliminate all nuclear weapons, including UK Trident.
The Nuclear Age in Six Movements - ICAN
VisitÂ http://www.icanw.org 'This beautifully animated film traces the history of the nuclear age, from the Manhattan Project to build the first atomic bomb to the present efforts to achieve a treaty banning all nuclear weapons. Poignant and uplifting, it is both an educational resource and a work of art. Animations: Amber Cooper-Davies Producer: Kathleen Sullivan Composer: Sam Sadigursky Sound mix and recording: Blaise Dupuy Clarinet and winds: Sam Sadigursky Violin and erhu: Meg Okura Additional clarinet: Marianne Gythfeldt Vocals: Michael Leonhardt DVD authoring: Michael Grenadier Consultation: Tim Wright Translation: Yuko Tonohira Special thanks to Youth Arts New York/Hibakusha Stories for the original commission of Amber's animations created for 'With Love to Hiroshima and Nagasaki: A Concert for Disarmament'. We dedicate our work to all hibakusha everywhere.' International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
The Urgency of Banning Nuclear Weapons
"Nuclear weapons are the most destructive weapon ever invented able to unleash a humanitarian catastrophe and the chances of unintentional detonation are rising. They belong to the dustbin of history." ICAN
ICAN Statement - Vienna Conference on Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons
The director of ICAN Austria, Nadja Schmidt, delivers a statement on behalf of ICAN at the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, 9 December 2014. Visit ICAN here.
Too Close for Comfort - ICAN UK
Visit ICAN UK Fully assembled nuclear warheads are regularly transported for hundreds of miles in secret convoys on ordinary roads, day and night across Britain. For people who live nearby, this is too close for comfort. Britain's nuclear weapons could cause the direct deaths of more than ten million people with a combination of blast, fire and fallout. We have to stop endangering ourselves and the rest of the world. Special thanks to everyone at www.nukewatch.org.uk.
Trident Nuclear Warhead Convoy
Nuclear warheads are transported by truck convoy on Britain's roads and motorways. They pass schools, hospitals, sports clubs, small town and large cities. This is one of the convoys.