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2016 World Conference against A & H Bombs

Main Theme

A Nuclear Weapon-Free, Peaceful and Just World

Adopted Documents

Declaration of the International Meeting

Letter from Nagasaki to All Governments

Schedule & Program (As of May 17, 2016) [PDF]

August 1 (Mon.)
14:00Dedication of flowers to Hiroshima A-Bomb Memorial Cenotaph (Peace Park);
Visit to Peace Memorial Museum
15:00Registration (2F, Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima)
19:00-20:00Information meeting for overseas delegates (2F, Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima)
August 2 (Tue.)
10:30-11:00Visit to A-bomb hospitals
14:00-19:00International Meeting (Prado Hall, Hotel Century 21 Hiroshima)
Opening Plenary
Plenary Session I
Plenary Session II
August 3(Wed.)
09:30-12:30International Meeting (Prado Hall, Hotel Century 21 Hiroshima)
Plenary Session III
14:00-18:00Workshops, International Meeting (Hotel Century 21 Hiroshima)
Workshop I~III
20:00-Drafting Committee Meeting (2F, Hotel Sunroute Hiroshima)
August 4 (Thur.)
10:00-11:30Closing Session, International Meeting
(Prado Hall, Hotel Century 21 Hiroshimashi)
14:00-16:30Opening Plenary, 2016 World Conference against A & H
Bombs - Hiroshima (Green Arena, Hiroshima Prefectural Gymnasium)
17:30-20:00(Related event) Ring! Link! Zero! - Youth Rally 2016 (Small Arena, Prefectural Gymnasium)
August 5 (Fri.)
09:30-15:00Workshops/ Field trips (Different venues throughout Hiroshima City)
13:00-16:00International Forum: Achieving a Nuclear Weapon-Free World - Dialogue between Governments and NGOs (Prado Hall, Hotel Century 21 Hiroshima)
18:00-20:00(Related Event) No Nukes! Women’s Forum 2016 (Small Arena, Prefectural Gymnasium)
August 6 (Sat.)
08:00-08:45Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony (Peace Park)
10:30-13:00Closing Plenary, 2016 World Conference – Hiroshima
(Green Arena, Prefectural Gymnasium)
19:30-20:30Lantern Floating Ceremony (Motomachi River Park)
August 7 (Sun.)
TBAMove to Nagasaki by chartered bus or train
August 8 (Mon.)
13:00-16:00International Forum for a Nuclear Weapon-Free World
(Nakabe Auditorium, Nagasaki University)
August 9 (Tue.)
10:30-13:00Nagasaki Day Rally, 2016 World Conference against A & H Bombs
Nagasaki Shimin Kaikan Gymnasium)
14:00-15:00Nagasaki Day Street Signature Campaign (Kuroganebashi Bridge)
18:00-20:00Farewell Party (Washington Hotel)
August 10 (Wed.)Departure; Visit to local groups

Workshops/ Forum/ Field Trips of August 5 in Hiroshima

International Forum (13:00-16:00)

Achieving a Nuclear Weapon-Free World - Dialogue Between Governments and NGOs
(Prado Hall, Hotel Century 21 Hiroshima, 1-1-25 Matoba-cho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima)

Workshops (09:30 - 15:00)

  1. A Total Ban on Nuclear Weapons - Discussion and Exchange of Grass-roots Movements (Convention Hall, B1, Hiroshima YMCA No.2 Bldg, 7-11 Hacchobori, Naka-ku, Hiroshima)
  2. A Nuclear Weapon-Free and Peaceful Japan and Asia (Hall, 2F, Hiroshima-shi Shakai Fukushi Center, 1-9-43 Senda-machi, Naka-ku)
  3. A Nuclear Weapon-Free, Bases-free Japan and Okinawa (#501, Tsuru Gakuen Hiroshima Campus, 5-7 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku)
  4. Creating Nuclear-free and Peace-oriented Local Municipalities (Conference Hall, 2F, Esole Hiroshima, 11-6 Fujimi-cho, Naka-ku)
  5. Repealing War Legislation and Upholding Japan’s Constitution (Large Lecture Room, 8F, Hiroshima-ken Kenko Fukushi Center, 1-6-29 Minami-machi, Naka-ku)
  6. Inheriting the Hibakusha’s Experiences; Making Known the Damage of Atomic Bombings; Support and Solidarity with the Hibakusha (Multi-purpose Hall, B1, Hiroshima-ken Joho Plaza)
  7. Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power Plants (TBA)
  8. Military Spending, People’s Lives and Peace (Multi-purpose Room, 5F, Co-op Kenko Plaza, 16-19 Kan-on-machi, Nishi-ku)
  9. Culture of Anti-nuclear Peace (3F Hall, Hiroshima Road Bldg., 2-9-24 Hikari-machi, Higashi-ku)
  10. Youth Forum: Visit and Learn from the Hibakusha (Small Arena, Hiroshima Prefectural Gymnasium)
  11. Learning Hiroshima/Nagasaki through movies (Multi-purpose Hall, 2F, Esole Hiroshima)

Field Trips

  1. On-site Investigation of U.S. Iwakuni Base
  2. On-site Investigation of Kure Bases (Japan and U.S.)
  3. Visit to A-bomb Remains and Monuments
  4. On the A-bombed Train: Program for Children and Parents
  5. Boys and Girls Forum on Ninoshima Island (Learning the history of Ninoshima Island and look into our future)

High School Students Forum

“Let’s Talk with the Hibakusha from Around the World!” (Kokusai Gakuin High School)

Logistic Information

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-- For a Nuclear Weapon-Free, Peaceful and Just World --
Call for Support for and Participation in the 2016 World Conference against A and H Bombs

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