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The Nobel Peace Prize 2017
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

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Prize Announcement

Announcement of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), presented by Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on 6 October 2017.

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18 min.

Interview about the awarded work

"ICAN has been a driving force when it comes to disarmament issues".

Following the announcement, Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, was interviewed by journalist Christian Borch. She says of ICAN: "They have brought the debate forward by focusing so heavily on the humanitarian consequences of using nuclear arms."

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5 min.

 

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