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Hiroshima/Nagasaki Day appeal to UN – ban nuclear weapons

Thousands of representatives of civil society from around the world, meeting in Hiroshima this week for the World Conference on Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs, have appealed to the United Nations to commence multilateral negotiations for the complete prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons. The Conference, organised by Gensuikyo and occurring

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Schools Peace Week – August 6-12

In 2003, the New Zealand government and the Peace Foundation launched Schools Peace Week. ‘The goal of Schools’ Peace Week is to promote peace education and foster peaceful schools, students and communities’, says Lucy Stewart, Youth Programmes Coordinator at The Peace Foundation. Schools Peace Week has a special focus on

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Global actions for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days, Aug 6 and 9

August 6 is the anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. August 9 is the anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki. Civil society groups around the world are taking action on these days to call for the abolition of nuclear weapons. Join the Chain Reaction. Plan your action/event for

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