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2021 World Conference against A and H Bombs

Main Theme

"With the Hibakusha, Let Us Achieve a Nuclear Weapon-free, Peaceful and Just World - for the Future of the Humankind and Our Planet"

Organizer's Statement

Letter from Nagasaki to All Governments in the World

Schedule/Program of the 2021 World Conference against A and H Bombs

(*All times indicated are in Japan Standard Time, i.e., CET + 7H, GMT + 8H, EST + 13H)

International Meeting, 2021 World Conference against A and H Bombs

August 2 (Mon): 10:00-12:30 (JST)

*(Zoom webinar format with Japanese-English simultaneous translation)

Opening Session:

Session I: Global actions for achieving a total prohibition of nuclear weapons

Session II: Actions in Asia for achieving a total prohibition of nuclear weapons

Closing Session:

2021 World Conference against A and H Bombs – Hiroshima Day Rally

August 6 (Fri): 10:00-12:30 JST

*(Zoom webinar format; With Japanese-English simultaneous translation)

Guest speakers:

Session 1: “Joint efforts for a nuclear weapon-free world”

Session 2 “Exchange of grass-roots movements of Japan and the world”

Special session: “TPNW and Japan”

On-site Program in Hiroshima: “Hiroshima Forum in solidarity with the Hibakusha – From Hiroshima to the World 2021”

August 6, 14:00-15:30 JST

*(Zoom webinar format; With Japanese-English simultaneous translation)

Local Venue: Main Hall on the 3 rd Floor, Road Building, Hiroshima
Format: Hybrid event combing an in-person gathering and a zoom online webinar
Program: - Testimonies of the Hibakusha: (YANO Miyako and KIRIAKE Chieko)

- A-Bomb painting project by Motomachi High School students

- Cultural Program (Poetry reading, Flute performance and Peace songs)
Co-sponsors: World Conference Organizing Committee and the Hiroshima Organizing Committee

2021 World Conference against A and H Bombs – Nagasaki Day Rally

August 9 (Mon): 10:00-12:30 JST

*(Zoom webinar format; With Japanese-English simultaneous translation)

Program:

Guest speakers

Session 1: “Joint efforts for a nuclear weapon-free world”

Session 2: “Exchange of grass-roots movements of Japan and the world”

On-site Program in Nagasaki: “Nagasaki Forum in solidarity with the Hibakusha – From Nagasaki to the World 2021”

August 9, 13:30-15:00 JST

*(Zoom webinar format; With Japanese-English simultaneous translation)

Local Venue: Auditorium, Nagasaki-ken Kinro Fukushi Kaikan Format: Hybrid event combing an in-person gathering and a zoom online webinar
Program: - Testimonies of the Hibakusha by YOKOYAMA Teruko and HONDA Tamashii

- Film screening on the Nagasaki A-bombing and Hibakusha’s struggles

- Chorus: “Journey for Peace” describing the life of WATANABE Chieko

Co-sponsors: World Conference Organizing Committee and the Nagasaki Organizing Committee

Forums on Various Themes (Each organized for 2 hours; Zoom online system)

August 2 (Mon) – August 8 (Sun)

I. With the Hibakusha, Let Us Achieve a Nuclear Weapon-Free, Peaceful and Just World: Aiming to Achieve Japan’s Accession to the TPNW

Date/Time: 14:00-16:00, Sunday, August 8


II. Solidarity with Okinawa and removal of foreign military bases *(JP-EN translation available)

Date/Time: 14:00-16:00 Thursday, August 5

Panelists:   Joseph Gerson (Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security, USA)

LisaLinda Natividad (Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice, Guam)

Choi Sung-Hee (Gangjeong Peace Network, ROK)

SENAGA Kazuo (Secretary General, Okinawa United Action Liaison Council against Japan-U.S. Security Treaty – Toitsuren/ Assistant                   General Secretary, All Okinawa Coalition Against New Construction of Henoko Base)


III. 60 years of damage from Agent Orange and solidarity with the AO victims *(JP-VN translation available)

Date/Time: 15:00-17:00 Wednesday, August 4

Speakers:   Senior General Nguyen Van Rinh, President, Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA)

Testimony of Pham The Minh, Victim of Agent Orange

Situation of victims by Pham Truong, International Secretary, VAVA

Concluding remarks by Hiroshi Taka, Representative Director, Gensuikyo

IV. Nuclear-free and peaceful Asia and the role of people’s movements *(JP-EN translation available)

Date/Time: 10:00-12:00 Saturday, August 7

Lecture on the overall situation of Asia:

Hiroshi Taka (Representative Director, Japan Council against A and H Bombs - Gensuikyo)

Panelists:   TSUCHIDA Yayoi (Gensuikyo, Japan)

Kim Jinyoung (People’s Solidarity for Social Progress, ROK)

Corazon Fabros (Nuclear-Free Philippines Coalition)

Anuradha Chenoy (Asia Europe People’s Forum/ Former Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India)


V. Let’s discuss nuclear weapons, economy and environment

Date/Time: 14:00-16:00 Saturday, August 7

Associated events/forums with the World Conference against A & H Bombs

Exchange meetings organized by different organizations

- National government workers’ forum for peace (18:30- Thursday, August 5)
- Min-Iren (Japanese Federation of Democratic Medical Institutions) Peace Wave Forum (16:30 - Friday, August 6)
- Teachers forum for peace (18:30-20:30, Friday, August 6)
- Municipal government workers’ forum for peace (13:00- Saturday, August 7)

2021 Peace Wave Global Joint Actions (August 2 – 9)

We call on the world to join the 2021 Peace Wave Actions for the elimination of nuclear weapons which will circle around the globe from August 2 to 9. We invite grass-roots peace movements to send their action plans during the period.

Title: Peace Wave 2021 – International Joint Action for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Dates: August 2 to August 9, 2021
Launching: 10:00 on August 2 at the International Meeting of the 2021 World Conference against A and H Bombs
Concluding: 12:00 on August 9, Nagasaki Day Rally of the 2021 World Conference against A and H Bombs
Common aim: Elimination of nuclear weapons
Common forms: Activities to urge respective governments to support, sign and ratify the Treaty on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

For details: http://www.antiatom.org/english/world_conference/peacewave.html


Call for support and participation in the 2021 World Conference against A and H Bombs

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