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2020 World Conference against A and H Bombs online
August 02, 2020 at 10am - 12:30pm
Organised by: World Conference against A and H Bombs

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ZOOM (Online)
Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
Japan


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Dear friends of ICAN,

Below is a provisional program of the 2020 World Conference against A and H Bombs online as of July 9.

 

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Provisional Schedule & Program (as of July 9)
2020 World Conference against A and H Bombs (online
Theme: "With the Hibakusha, Let Us Achieve a Nuclear Weapon-free, Peaceful and
Just World - for the Future of the Humankind and Our Planet"

 

(     )International Meeting (Zoom Webinar: 1000 participants + YouTube)
       August 2 (Sun): 10:00  12:30 (JST) 
      

Simultaneous Interpretation between English and Japanese provided.
 
Opening Session:
Report from the Organizer: Noguchi Kunikazu, Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the
World Conference
Greetings from Nihon Hidankyo (Japan Confederation of A-and H-Bomb Sufferers
Organizations)
Report from the Hibakusha: Setsuko Thurlow
Guest speaker: Takami Mitsuaki, Archbishop of Nagasaki
Introduction of messages 

 

Session I: Cooperation for the abolition of nuclear weapons, survival of humanity, peace and justice in the world:
Joseph Gerson, Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security, U.S.A.
Kate Hudson, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, U.K. 
Oleg Bodrov, Public Council of the South Coast of the Gulf of Finland, Russia
Reiner Braun, International Peace Bureau
Yasui Masakazu, Japan Council against A & H Bombs (Gensuikyo)
 


Session II: A nuclear-free, peaceful Asia and the role of Japan as the A-bombed country
Lee Jun Kyu, Senior Researcher, Institute for Unification and Peace Policy, Hanshin University 
Dong Huy Cuong, Vietnam Peace Committee
Anuradha Chenoy, Asia Europe Peoples Forum, India
Japan

Closing Session:
Q & A, Discussion
Release of the conference statement
Closing remarks

 

(     ) World Conference - Hiroshima Day Rally (Zoom Webinar: 1000 participants + YouTube)
        August 6 (Thu): 10:00  12:00 (JST)

Simultaneous Interpretation between English and Japanese provided.
 
Organizer’s Report: Tomida Koji, Drafting Committee Chairperson of the International Meeting
Testimony of the Hibakusha
Announcement of the start of the Peace Wave international joint actions

Guest speakers:
Mayor of Hiroshima City 
Representative of the U.N. (TBC)
Ambassador Thomas Hajnoczi, Austria 
Introduction of messages

Session I: Global Cooperation for a Nuclear Weapon-Free World 
Podemos, Spain (TBC)          
Beatrice Fihn, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Nakano Koichi, Civil Alliance for Peace and Constitutionalism, Japan
Yasuda Natsuki, Photo journalist, NGO tackling poverty and economic justice, Japan
Cultural program/ Mini-concert

Session II: Grass-roots Activism across the World
Peace Action, U.S.A.
Kate Hudson, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, U.K.
Peace March (Video)
Medical worker (Japan)
Inaba Minako, Youth Section, National Confederation of Trade Unions, Japan
New Japan Women’s Association
Appeal from Hiroshima

 

(      )World Conference  Nagasaki Day Rally (Zoom webinar: 1000 participants + YouTube)
        August 9 (Sun): 10:00  12:30 (JST)

Simultaneous Interpretation between English and Japanese provided.
 
Organizer’s Report: Anzai Ikuro, Committee of Chairpersons of the World Conference (TBC)
Testimony of the Hibakusha

Guest speakers:
Ambassador of Mexico to Japan (TBC)
Amir Hamzah Mohd Nasir, First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the U.N.
Mayor of Nagasaki City (Video message)
Introduction of messages

Session I: Global Cooperation for a Nuclear Weapon-Free World
Carlos Umaña, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Philipp Jennings, International Peace Bureau
Takemoto Masahiro, environmentalist, Japan
Yoshiwara Tsuyoshi, Federation of Promotion of Zero-Nuclear Power and Renewable
Energy, Japan
Cultural program/ Mini-concert

Session II: Grass-roots Activism across the World
Solidarity for Peace and Reunification of Korea (SPARK), Republic of Korea
French Peace Movement, France
(Nagasaki) Japan
(University student) Japan
(High school student) Japan
Announcement on the conclusion of the Peace Wave international joint actions
Organizer’s statement (Letter to Governments of the World)

 

 Special Forums organized by the Organizing Committee (Aug. 3-5)
1) Supporting the Hibakusha, inheriting and disseminating their stories
        August 5 (Wed): 10:00  12:00 (JST)

(      )(2) Solidarity with Okinawa and dismantling of foreign military bases
             August 4 (Tue): 10:00  12:00 (JST)  (Zoom Webinar: 300 participants + YouTube)

Simultaneous Interpretation between English and Japanese provided.

(3) Solidarity with the Hibakusha and Agent Orange/dioxin victims
     August 3 (Mon): 15:00  17:00 (JST) 

(      )(4) A nuclear-free, peaceful Northeast Asia and the role of peace movements
           August 4 (Tue): 14:00  16:00 (JST) (Zoom Webinar: 300 participants + YouTube) 

Simultaneous Interpretation between Japanese and Korean provided.
 
Associated events (self-organized) 
Ring! Link! Zero 2020 (young people’s assembly)
August 2 (Sun): 14:30  16:30 (JST)

No Nukes! Women’s Forum 2020
August 8 (Sat): 13:30 – 15:00 (JST)

 

2020 World Conference against A and H Bombs online

August 02, 2020 at 10am - 12:30pm

ZOOM (Online)
Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
Japan

FREE