School activities

Everyone has a role to play in the global campaign to outlaw and eliminate nuclear weapons. School students can influence their leaders’ views on nuclear weapons issues and encourage friends and family members to become active in the movement. ICAN has developed a series of activities for students of all ages. Some will enhance their debating skills. Others will test their writing and artistic ability. All will improve their understanding of the nuclear threat and help move us closer to the goal of nuclear disarmament.

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Art and drama


  • Honour the victims of Hiroshima, Nagasaki and nuclear testing

  • Hold a United Nations debate on disarmament at your school

  • Fold 1,000 Japanese paper cranes as a symbol for peace

  • Celebrate the victories of the peace and disarmament movement


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