Nobel Peace Prize awarded to agency that works to rid world of nukes

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
   
 Abbreviated as I-CAN, the organization was formed in 2007 and works to promote implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons.
    
The Norwegian Nobel Committee commended I-CAN for drawing attention to what it called ``the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons.''