Atomic bomb survivor to jointly accept Nobel Peace Prize on ICAN’s behalf

Setsuko Thurlow, 85-year-old survivor of Hiroshima, will accept this year’s Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) together with ICAN’s executive director, Beatrice Fihn, at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo on 10 December.

The Nobel Committee awarded ICAN the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize “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.”

ICAN is made up of over 400 groups in 100 countries… … More Atomic bomb survivor to jointly accept Nobel Peace Prize on ICAN’s behalf