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Hiroshima for Global Peace

Message from Beatrice Fihn (Executive Director of ICAN)

Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

On the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we want to start by congratulating that Hiroshima Prefecture for the enormously important holy place educating the world about what happened in Hiroshima. And we particularly pleased to collaborate on the Hiroshima-ICAN Academy making sure that a new generation young people who learn from the experiences of Hiroshima. I can take that forward to fight for nuclear disarmament. We are really hoping and expecting Hiroshima to continue to play this crucial role in the future, in particularly to show a new generation, the impact of nuclear weapons, the stories of the survivors and what nuclear weapons really are. So, we are excited to collaborate with Hiroshima prefecture for the coming years to eliminate nuclear weapons.

75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima

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 atomic bombing?

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