Thu, 12 October 2017
ICAN won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for its work on "for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons."
Jeffrey and Aaron discuss the prize, the treaty to ban nuclear weapons, and efforts to promote disarmament
Links of Note:
NTI's fact page on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Our episodes on the ban treaty negotiations, Banning the Bomb:
Part IIIA (with Beatrice Fihn herself!)
Part IIIB (with Beatrice Fihn herself!)