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New York (city and state) Hiroshima and Nagasaki Day events

August 2, 2017 - August 15, 2017
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Peace Action New York State is organising 15 events over 2 weeks in August commemorating Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days. In August 1945, the United States dropped the first and only nuclear weapons used in war on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Peace Action New York State is working with allies in Japan and around the world to […]

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2017 World Conference against Atomic & Hydrogen Bombs

August 3, 2017 - August 9, 2017
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Sharing the aspirations of the Hibakusha, Gensuikyo will convene the 2017 World Conference against A and H Bombs in the two A-bombed cities, with the theme: “For a Nuclear Weapon-Free, Peaceful and Just World - Let’s Join Hands to Achieve a Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons.” Together with the initiatives and leadership of national governments, […]

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Nuclear prayer

August 6, 2017 - August 9, 2017

Voices For a World Free of Nuclear Weapons Cooperation Circle invites you to recite the nuclear prayer on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days The Beginning and the End are in your hands, O Creator of the Universe. And in our hands you have placed the fate of this planet. We, who are tested by having both […]

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UK events for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days

August 6, 2017 - August 9, 2017
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On 6 August 1945, the US dropped an atomic bomb called "Little Boy" on Hiroshima in Japan. Three days later a second atomic bomb ("Fat Man") was dropped on the city of Nagasaki. These are the only times nuclear weapons have been used in war. The firestorm in Hiroshima ultimately destroyed 13 square kilometres (5 […]

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International Fast for Nuclear Disarmament

August 6, 2017 - August 9, 2017

Call of the international groups of fasters: We demand nuclear disarmament! We are groups of fasters who have decided to forego nourishment for at least 4 days, from August 6th, the anniversary of Hiroshima, till August 9th, the anniversary of Nagasaki, to express our total opposition to nuclear weapons, and to call for their complete […]

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Schools Peace Week 2017

August 7, 2017 - August 11, 2017
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Organised by the Peace Foundation, New Zealand Schools' Peace Week 2017 will take place from August 7th - 11th 2017, so put this in your school calendar and 'Save the Date'! In 2016 we had 264 schools take part in Schools’ Peace Week across Aotearoa NZ, and the globe, and we're planning for 2017 to […]

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Mayors for Peace 9th General Conference

August 7, 2017 - August 11, 2017
Nagasaki University, 1-14 Bunkyo-machi,
Nagasaki, Japan
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9th General Conference of Mayors for Peace 1 Date: August 7 (Monday) to August 10 (Thursday), 2017 2 Venue: Nakabe Hall at Nagasaki University (1-14 Bunkyo-machi, Nagasaki City), etc. 3 Sponsored by: Mayors for Peace, the City of Nagasaki 4 Participants: Representatives from Mayors for Peace member cities *Representatives from non-member cities, national governments and […]

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12:00 pm

ATOMIC BOMB AWARENESS DAY – United Nations in Vienna

August 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Verein GENBAKU NO HI In cooperation with The NGO Committee on Peace, Vienna and The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs at Vienna Invite you to the 2017 GENBAKU NO HI Event Tuesday, 08 August 2017, 12:00p.m.-1:30p.m. Vienna International Centre, Rotunda Commemorating the anniversaries of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Speeches by: Ms. […]

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