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Hiroshima for Global Peace

Hiroshima-ICAN Academy on Nuclear Weapons and Global Security 2022

Open Online Learning Course : Online Learning Materials

The following are the learning materials for the Open Learning Course of Hiroshima-ICAN Academy on Nuclear Weapons and Global Security 2022. Those who take the Open Learning Course are required to read and watch them before completing the assignments.

What the nuclear weapons are:

1. Basic information of the Atomic Bombings

1-1. World War II and Nuclear Weapons – Impact on International Politics (8min)


1-2. The Reality of the Atomic Bombing Part 1 – Interview with the atomic bomb survivor (12min)


1-3. The Reality of the Atomic Bombing Part 2 – Interview with the atomic bomb survivor (11min)


1-4. The Rise of the Atomic Bomb Ban Movement and the Reality of International Politics (6min)


2. Testimonies of those affected by nuclear weapons from around the world

2-1. Lee Jongkeun, Hiroshima: Voices – Lee Jong Keun – August 6, 1945”, ANT-Hiroshima, 2022 (23min)


2-2. Mary Dickson, Mary Dickson, World Nuclear Survivors Forum 2021, December 2021 (10 min)


2-3. MISA 4 the Pacific, “MISA My Fish is your Fish”, July 2019 (16 min)


3. What if a nuclear weapon is used

International Committee of the Red Cross x Kurzgesagt, What if We Nuke a City?”, Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell, 2019 (9min)

Nuclear weapons and today’s world:

4. Rebecca Irby, “Statement from PEAC Institute and New Detroit, A Racial Justice Organization, to the States Parties of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty”, August 2022


5. Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace (HOPe), Global Alliance“Sustainable Peace and Prosperity for All”, 2022


6. DOCMINE Productions AG, “Nuclear Games interactive learning about nuclear technologies and their environmental consequences”, 2021


7. CNBC, Here are the companies profiting from U.S. nuclear weapons”,  25 March 2022 (12 min)

How to get rid of nuclear weapons:

8. Álvaro Orús (Director) and Tony Robinson, The beginning of the end of nuclear weapons”, Pressenza International Press Agency, 2019 (12min summary version)


9. Reaching Critical Will/Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), NPT News In Review, Vol.17, No.10, 27 August 2022


10. Declaration “Our commitment to a world free of nuclear weapons” (Annex I) and the Vienna Action Plan (Annex II), Report of the First Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, TPNW/MSP/2022/6, 21 July 2022

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