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

August 2, 2017 - August 15, 2017
New York NY United States

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
Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan

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
United Kingdom United Kingdom

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
New Zealand Schools New Zealand

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

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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8:00 am

March for Nuclear Abolition & Global Survival

August 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Lawrence Livermore Lab, Vasco & Patterson Pass Roads
Livermore, CA, CA United States

At exactly 8 am, come and rally with speakers: Daniel Ellsberg (legendary activist and leaker of the Pentagon Papers), Marylia Kelley (executive director of Tri-Valley Cares), and a Hibakusha (Japanese atomic bomb survivor) with wonderful music by Emma’s Revolution. At 9 am, march to the gates of Livermore Lab, where those who choose will peaceably […]

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6:00 pm

From Despair to Hope

August 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Japanese American Historical Plaza, NW Naito Parkway and Couch Street
Portland, OR United States

Oregon PSR's Peace Program organizes an annual memorial event in Portland to mark the anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We work with our community partners to remember the victims of nuclear weapons, to educate the public regarding the dangers of nuclear weapons today, and to involve our community in the nuclear […]

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