75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima
Let's start with what we can do.
The year 2020 falls on the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing.
Is a nuclear weapon a past event?
There are still over 13,000 nuclear weapons on the planet.
Why don’t you think about peace together on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the
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Toward a peaceful world free of nuclear weapons
The Industrial Promotion Hall after the bomb was dropped (today’s Atomic Bomb Dome)
Photo by Toshio Kawamoto Courtesy of Yoshio Kawamoto
Learn about the history of Hiroshima
An atomic bomb – the first nuclear weapon used in human history – was dropped on Hiroshima and destroyed the city. How was the city of Hiroshima before the bombing? What kind of damage did the bomb cause people affect? And how the city was reconstructed?Click here for details
The number of nuclear weapons in 2019
Learn about the present situation of nuclear weapons
Nuclear weapons still exist even after 75 years of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
How the situation concerning nuclear weapons has changed?
Overseas training of Future Leaders’ Program for Global Peace in 2019
A peaceful international society free of nuclear weapons
What do we need to make the world without nuclear weapons realized?
Think and take action together with Hiroshima!
Find what you can do
Hiroshima Prefecture takes various initiatives for peace.
The initiatives may be changed or suspended in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus
Disease 2019 (COVID-19) .
The global peace dialogue event, “UN 75 in Hiroshima”
2020 falls on the 75th anniversary of both the atomic bombing and the founding of the United Nations. In order to commemorate this year, the United Nations is encouraging people worldwide to engage in discussions looking towards the future.
In response to this initiative, we will hold the global peace dialogue event, “UN 75 in Hiroshima”. A senior UN official and participants chosen from among the public will discuss ways to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and an agenda for disarmament announced by UN Secretary-General Ant?nio Guterres.
Hiroshima – ICAN Academy on Nuclear Weapons and Global Security
Hiroshima Prefecture and International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Award-winning organization, jointly start the “Hiroshima- ICAN Academy on Nuclear Weapons and Global Security” to nurture future leaders who could make concrete contributions towards realizing a peaceful world.Click here for details
World Business Conference for World Peace
Hiroshima prefecture holds the conference, a platform where people gather to discuss in a multifaceted way how we can harmonize business and peace movements and how business, governments, and NGOs can contribute, in collaboration with each other, to bringing peace to the world, while at the same time stressing the importance of involving diverse parties in peace building.Report of 2019 Conference
Hiroshima Junior International Forum
Hiroshima Prefecture hosts the international forum for high school students around the world, spread a message of peace overseas, deepen mutual understanding, and train next generation human resources.Click here for details
Initiatives by other organizations
The year 2020 falls on the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing. Hiroshima Prefecture introduces initiatives by other organizations. Find out initiatives which you can join! Click here for detailsClick here for details
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" Hiroshima for Global Peace" is looking for members to take action together.
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We also plan to hold events for members only in the future.