Xanthe Hall

International Disarmament Campaigner

Region(s): Europe
Country of focus: Germany, United Kingdom
Based in Berlin


Current Occupation: International Disarmament Campaigner
Organization/Institution: IPPNW / ICAN Germany

Xanthe Hall is co-director, disarmament expert and international campaigner for the German affiliate of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW). She worked for the UK Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, before leaving Britain in 1985 to live in Berlin. She is a spokesperson for the German abolition network “Atomwaffen abschaffen – bei uns anfangen” that she co-founded in 1994. She is co-founder and board member of the German affiliate of ICAN, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2017 for its work to ban nuclear weapons.

Xanthe is a regular public speaker and a university lecturer on arms control and the history of the peace movement .