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Anti-nuke campaign ICAN wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize amid threat of conflict

The Nobel Peace Prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns ($1.10 million)

Reuters  |  Oslo 

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, as the Norwegian Nobel Committee warned that the risk of a nuclear conflict is greater than for a long time. ICAN describes itself as a coalition of grassroots non-government groups in more than 100 nations. It began in Australia and was officially launched in Vienna in 2007. “We live in a world where the risk of nuclear weapons being used is greater than it has been for a long time,” said Berit Reiss-Andersen, the leader of the Norwegian Nobel ...

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First Published: Fri, October 06 2017. 14:53 IST
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