[December 10, 2017] -- Oslo, Norway Speech by International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) representatives [Beatrice Fihn, ICAN Executive Director:] Your Majesties, Members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Esteemed guests, Today, it is a great honour to accept the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of thousands of inspirational people who make up the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. Together we have brought democracy to disarmament and are reshaping international law. We most humbly thank the Norwegian Nobel Committee for recognizing our work and giving momentum to our crucial cause. We want to recognize those who have so generously donated their time and energy to this campaign. We thank the courageous foreign ministers, diplomats, Red Cross and Red Crescent staff, UN officials, academics and experts with whom we have worked in partnership to advance our common goal.