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Hiroshima for Global Peace

Hiroshima Round Table 2021

Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace organizes Hiroshima Round Table to bring together East Asia countries to discuss steps towards nuclear disarmament and arms control in East Asia, as part of the “Supporting the Roadmap for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons” agenda in the 2011 “Hiroshima for Global Peace Plan”.
Nuclear disarmament and international relations experts from Japan, Australia, China, Korea, the US and other countries have gathered since the first round table in 2013 and Hiroshima Round Table 2021 is the eighth round table.


December 22 (Wed), 2021, 9:30-12:45 (JST)


Online (Zoom)


In Search of Alternatives to Nuclear Deterrence

Chair’s Statement

Hiroshima Round Table 2021 Chair’s Statement


22 persons (Country-by-country, in alphabetical order)

  Country Name Position
1 Japan Nobuyasu ABE Former UN Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs
2 Japan Nobumasa AKIYAMA Professor
Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University
3 Japan Kiichi FUJIWARA Professor
Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo
4 Japan Yoshizane ISHII Director
Arms Control and Disarmament Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
5 Japan Shuhei KURIZAKI Associate Professor
School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
6 Japan Kazumi MIZUMOTO Professor
Hiroshima Peace Institute, Hiroshima City University
7 Japan Wakana MUKAI Associate Professor
Faculty of International Relations, Asia University
8 Japan Nobushige TAKAMIZAWA Former Ambassador of Japan to the Conference on Disarmament
9 Japan Hirofumi TOSAKI Director
Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology,
Japan Institute of International Affairs
10 Japan Hidehiko YUZAKI Governor, Hiroshima Prefecture
President, Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace (HOPe)
11 Australia Gareth EVANS Distinguished Honorary Professor, Australian National University
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia
12 Australia Ramesh THAKUR Emeritus Professor
Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
13 China SHEN Dingli Professor
Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
14 China ZHAO Tong Senior Fellow
Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
15 ROK JUN Bong-Geun Professor
Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS),
Korean National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA)
16 ROK KIM Youngjun Professor of National Security Affairs
National Security College, Korea National Defense University
Member, National Security Advisory Board for the Republic of Korea President
17 Sweden Tytti ERASTO Senior Researcher
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
18 Switzerand Wilfred WAN Lead Researcher
WMD Programme, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
19 USA G. John IKENBERRY Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs
Princeton University
20 USA Jeffrey LEWIS Director, East Asia Nonproliferation Program
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
21 USA Scott D. SAGAN Caroline S.G. Munro Professor of Political Science
Stanford University
22 USA Andrew C. WEBER Senior Fellow, Council on Strategic Risk
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs

Hiroshima Round Table 2021 Public Webinar

The Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace held a public webinar at the Hiroshima Round Table 2021.


December 22 (Wed), 2021, 16:00 – 17:30 (JST)


Online (Zoom Webinar)


New Technologies and Nuclear Disarmament
(Since signing a partnership agreement in 2017, SIPRI and Hiroshima Prefecture have annually conducted joint research on nuclear disarmament. At this year’s webinar, the findings of last year’s research will be presented.)


Dr. Tytti Erästö (Senior Researcher, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI))


Prof. Kiichi FUJIWARA (Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo)

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