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2005 World Conference against A & H Bombs
Schedule & program


Main theme of the conference:
The 60th Year of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki;
Action and Cooperation for a Nuclear Weapon-Free, Peaceful and Just World

Sub-themes:
- Nuclear threat, rule of force and the abolition of nuclear weapons
- International order of peace and Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution
- Solidarity with the Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and with the nuclear victims across the world

International Meeting,
August 2-4, Hiroshima

August 2 (Tue.)
Opening & Plenary Sessions

Opening Session

Plenary Session I: “Action and Cooperation for a Nuclear Weapon-Free, Peaceful and Just World"

Plenary Session II: “Nuclear threat, rule of force and the abolition of nuclear weapons”

Plenary Session III: "International order of peace and Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution"


August 3 (Wed.)
Plenary Sessions:

Discussion: (Free discussion from the floor on Sub-theme (1) and (2)

Plenary Session IV: “Solidarity with the Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and with the nuclear victims across the world”

Workshops:

Workshop 1: "Nuclear threat, rule of force and he abolition of nuclear weapons"

Workshoip 2: "International order of peace and Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution"

Workshop 3: "Solidarity with the Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and with the nuclear victims across the world"

August 4 (Thu.)
Closing Session

2005 World Conference against A & H Bombs – Hiroshima
August 4- 6, 2005

August 4 (Thu.)
Opening Plenary, 2005 World Conference against A & H Bombs

August 5 (Fri.)
Workshops

1) International Forum: Dialogue between Government representatives and NGOs
2) Action and Cooperation for a Nuclear Weapon-Free, Peaceful and Just World
3) Solidarity with Anti-Nuclear Peace Movements of the World
4) U.S. Policy on Asia and the Task of Abolishing Nuclear Weapons and Achieving Peace
5) Building of a “War-Waging Nation”; Article 9 of the Constitution, Military Bases and Self-Defense Forces
6) Joint Efforts of Local Governments and Citizens for a Nuclear-Free and Peaceful Society
7) Exchange and Solidarity with the Hibakusha and Nuclear Victims
8) Expanding Culture of Peace and against Nuclear Weapons
9) Nuclear Power Plants; Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Abolition of Nuclear Weapons
10) Military Expenditure and Our Life
11) Youth Forum
12) High School Students Forum
13) Beginners’ Session on the Anti-A & H Bombs Movement
“Moving Workshops” = Field Trips
14) On-site investigation on Kure & Iwakuni U.S. Bases
15) Visit to A-Bomb Architectures and Monuments
16) On the A-Bomb Train
17) Children’s Forum at Ninoshima

August 6 (Fri.)
Hiroshima City Peace Memorial Ceremony (Peace Park)

60th Year Hiroshima Day Conference


2005 World Conference against A & H Bombs - Nagasaki
August 7 - 9, 2005

August 7 (Sun.)
Nagasaki Conference, 2005 World Conference against A & H Bombs
Part I: Plenary Meeting
Part II: Cultural Program

August 8 (Mon.)
Theme-based Meetings; Field trips:
1. International Forum: Dialogue between Government Representatives and NGOs
2. Abolition of Nuclear Weapons: Peace in Asia and in Japan
3. Grassroots Movements for a Nuclear-Free World
4. Article 9: Path to a “Wa-Renouncing Nation”
5. Solidarity with the Hibakusha and Nuclear Victims
6. Cooperation with Local Governments for a Nuclear-free and Peaceful Communities
7. Youth Forum: Together with the Hibakusha and youth from other countries
8. Field Trip to Sasebo U.S. Base (All Day)
9. Visit to A-bomb architectures and monuments
10. Forum for boys and girls; “We love peace! No to War! We are Peace Messengers of the 21st Century”

August 9 (Tue.)
Nagasaki City Peace Memorial Ceremony (Peace Park)

60th Year Nagasaki Day Rally/Closing Plenary, 2005 World Conference against A & H Bombs

(For more information, contact: Japan Council against A & H Bombs - Japan Gensuikyo - antiatom@topaz.plala.or.jp)





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