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2022 September 14 - 20 [PEACE]

IBP peace prize awarded to Japan Gensuikyo representative director

September 20, 2022

The International Peace Bureau (IPB) awarded this year's Sean MacBride Peace Prize to Takakusaki Hiroshi, a representative director of the Japan Council against A and H Bombs (Japan Gensuikyo). Takakusaki will attend the awards ceremony slated for October 15 in Belgium. This was announced during a Gensuikyo board meeting held on September 18.

IBP explains that it applauded his lifelong dedication to Japan's nationwide nuclear abolition movement, the international campaign for the abolition of nuclear weapons, and Gensuikyo's yearly World Conference.

Past related articles:
> Hibakusha-led antinuke international signature-collection campaign wins IPB peace prize [August 6, 2020]
> 'All Okinawa Council' wins IPB's Sean MacBride Peace Prize [November 26, 2017]

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