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Nuclear Weapon Abolition and a Sustainable Future

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

On August 6th (76th Anniversary of the Atomic Bomb in Hiroshima), UNITAR will hold free online public discussions on partnerships and practices for the abolition of nuclear weapons and a sustainable future. Three Panels will be held from 14:00 to 20:00 JST. Speakers include Izumi Nakamitsu, UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament, Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki of Hiroshima Prefecture, and Patricia Lewis of Chatham House.

This discussion is co-sponsored by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), Hiroshima Prefecture, Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace (HOPe), and the UNITAR Association.

Those interested in viewing the event can register online here.

Plenary Session 14:00 – 15:30

Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament
Mr. Hidehiko Yuzaki, Governer of Hiroshima Prefecture
Dr. Patricia Lewis, Director of International Security Programme at Chatham House

16:00 – 17:00 JST: Session on Partnership with the Private Sector

Ms. Kaja Ciglic, Senior Director, Digital Diplomacy, Digital Peace initiative, Microsoft
Ms. Chitose Arai< , Vice-President, JCCU (Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union) and Vice-Chairperson, ICA-AP (The International Co-operative Alliance Asia-Pacific) Mr. Yukito Minowa, CEO, TSS-TV Co., Ltd

Dialogue Session between UNITAR Director of Division for Prosperity and UNITAR Goodwill Ambassadors 17:00 – 17:30

Mr. Dai Tamesue, UNITAR Goodwill Ambassador

Mr. Kazuma Sugano, UNITAR Trainee

Ms. Riko Akai, UNITAR Trainee

Session on Youth Initiative 18:00 – 20:00

Christelle Barkat, UN Youth Champion for Disarmament/Youth4Disarmament

Kosei Kusonoki, Hiroshima Peace Messenger

Yuka Okuma, Nagasaki Peace Messenger

Koichiro Ochiai, SDGs-SWY

Sora Uchino, a representative of [50cm.]

Those interested in viewing the event can register online here.

Details

Date:
August 6
Time:
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan