Hiroshima/HOPe activeties related to the G7 Hiroshima Summit
Article for the upcoming G7 Hiroshima Summit by Governor Yuzaki
2023 Hiroshima Business Forum for Global Peace
The forum is held for concerned parties to share anew the importance of achieving global peace, a prerequisite for undertaking business activities, through multifaceted discussions on ways to connect business and peacebuilding. The forum is also designed to provide the business community with opportunities to review its role in attaining a nuclear-free, peaceful world and explore ways to make specific contributions toward achieving this goal. This year’s meeting will be held on April 20 (both online and in person) when people all over the world focus on Hiroshima as the venue of the G7 Summit. Please join us!
Rethinking Nuclear Deterrence― Approaches for Moving Beyond ―
Join us as we explore the complexities of nuclear deterrence and work together to envision a future where we can all live in a world free of nuclear weapons, even under the most challenging security environments. Amid escalating tensions among great powers and increasing reliance on nuclear deterrence, this event seeks to provide a platform for meaningful discussions on how to move beyond the security centered on nuclear deterrence and work towards a nuclear-free future.
Written proposal on the G7 Hiroshima Summit from the Governer of Hiroshima Prefecture and Nagasaki Prefecture
On December 26, 2022, Mr. Yuzaki, the governor of Hiroshima Prefecture and the president of the Global Organization for Peace, and Mr. Ohishi, the governor of Nagasaki Prefecture, visited the Prime Minister’s official residence and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to submit the proposal for the future sustainability of the world without nuclear weapons.
This report is one of the efforts to materialize the “International Peace Center Hiroshima Initiative.” Since 2013, we have analyzed and evaluated the status of the efforts from each country toward nuclear disarmament. By disseminating this report and showing the status of each country’s efforts toward nuclear disarmament, we expect that the process of eliminating nuclear weapons in the international community will be steadily advanced, one step at a time.
Hiroshima’s Path to Reconstruction
“A Short History of the Reconstruction of Hiroshima” was revised and restructured based on Learning from Hiroshima’s Reconstruction Experience: Reborn from the Ashes (March 2014), edited by the “Hiroshima for Global Peace” Plan Joint Project Executive Committee (Hiroshima Prefecture and the City of Hiroshima). Readers are encouraged to refer to the original report.