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Hiroshima for Global Peace

[Report] The 5th Hiroshima Junior International Forum (Online)

Outcome of the Forum

Hiroshima Prefectural Government has invited high school students from overseas, within Japan and international students to join in a debate and dialogue on international peace to host “Hiroshima Junior International Forum”. The goal of the event is to spread a message of peace overseas, deepen mutual understanding, and train next generation human resources while advancing Hiroshima as an international hub for peace.


Hiroshima Junior International Forum Declaration

There were 5 groups for the discussions, and each of them created the declaration, as attached below.

Hiroshima Declaration by A Group

Hiroshima Declaration by B Group

Hiroshima Declaration by C Group

Hiroshima Declaration by D Group

Hiroshima Declaration by E Group


Action Plans by the participants


SNS and YouTube


YouTube video delivery 


(1)  Hosted by: Hiroshima Prefectural Government 

(2)  Supported by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan & AFS Japan

(3)  Date: (Sunday) November 29, December 6 and 13, 2020

(4)  Method: Web Online System (Zoom)

(5)  Theme: What we can do to bring about international peace?
       (Initiatives for the abolition of nuclear weapons, reconstruction and peacebuilding)

 (6) Participants

Category Number of Participants Countries (Regions)
Foreign high school students 15 people (13 countries) Sister-state Regions
Sichuan(China), Hawaii(USA), and Guanajuato(Mexico),
Other than above
Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam,
Japanese high school students15 people (Hiroshima 14, Mie 1)  

 (7) Schedule

Date Time (JST) Program Details
November 29 (Sun) 11:00-19:00


Lecture from an atomic bombing survivor

“Teambuilding” workshop

Lecture and Group discussion on “Abolition of Nuclear Weapons”

December 6 (Sun) 12:00-17:00 Lecture and Group discussion on “Reconstruction & Peace Building” 
December 13 (Sun) 12:00-17:20 Draft and Present Hiroshima Declaration 

   *JST: Japan Standard Time


Team building
Lecture from an atomic bombing survivor

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