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Youth Peace Week

August 3 - August 9

Youth Peace Week is from August 3rd to 9th 2020. Originally established in New Zealand as Schools Peace Week with the support of the New Zealand government, the week has spread to other countries. This year it has been broadened to Youth Peace Week as it only suits schools in the Southern Hemisphere (schools in […]

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USA events for Hiroshima/Nagasaki 75th commemoration

August 6 - August 9
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Physicians for Social Responsibility has compiled a calendar of US commemorative events for the 75th anniversay of Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombings. HiroshimaNagasaki75, a group of USA organizations and individuals, has placed them on a map of events.

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki CND exhibition and UK Events

August 6 - August 9

The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (UK) has produced an online Hiroshima and Nagasaki exhibition which includes history of the nuclear bombings, discussion on the real reasons for the bombs being dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, testimony from atom bomb survivors, photos and art from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, information on origami crane making - […]

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Nuclear Remembrance days: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombings

August 6 - August 9

2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the detonation of nuclear bombs during World War II in Hiroshima (August 6) and Nagasaki (August 9). There will be official commemoration ceremonies in Hiroshima and Nagasaki organised by these cities, was well as actions and events organised by civil society in Japan and around the world. Due to […]

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8:00 am

Official Hiroshima Day commemoration – Peace Park Hiroshima

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am JST
Hiroshima Peace Park, 1-2 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima, 730-0811 Japan
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The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony is held each year on August 6th, the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. The ceremony features speeches with entreaties for peace from the Prime Minister of Japan, the Mayor of Hiroshima and other noteworthy figures. At 8:15 on the morning of August 6th, […]

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Hiroshima/Nagasaki Accord

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

An online global video presentation which will be shown five times over three days (August 6, August 8 and August 9) commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic bombings as well as introducing the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Accord. The Accord has been jointly issued by four of the world’s largest interfaith/intercultural organizations, Charter for […]

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8:15 am

International Fast

August 6 @ 8:15 am - August 9 @ 11:00 am UTC+0

Every year since 1984, a small group of peace campaigners from France and Germany have fasted from August 6 until 9 in commemoration of the nuclear bombings and to call for the global abolition of nuclear weapons. In recent years, they have been joined by fasters in the Ivory Coast, New Zealand, UK and USA.. […]

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Peace Wave 2020

August 6 @ 8:15 am - August 9 @ 11:00 am JST

From August 6 at 8:15am, the time that the nuclear bomb was detonated over Hiroshima, until August 9 at 11:02am, the time the nuclear bomb was detonated over Nagasaki, peace activists around the world will undertake individual and/or group actions as part of a ‘Peace Wave’. You can join the peace wave by undertaking your […]

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10:00 am

World Conference against A and H Bombs

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm JST

Every year Gensuikyo (the Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs) holds a world conference against A and H Bombs in Japan in conjunction with the commemorations of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days. The theme for the conference this year is “With the Hibakusha, Let Us Achieve a Nuclear Weapon-free, Peaceful and Just World - for […]

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11:00 am

#stillhere: 75 years of shared nuclear legacy

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm EDT

A two day event (August 6 and August 9) organised by #stillhere. #stillhere is a group of USA organizations and individuals working together to mark the anniversaries of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Trinity nuclear test.  #stillhere highlights the voices of those affected by nuclear weapons: the hibakusha, downwind communities, nuclear […]

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11:30 am

3D Nuke Missile Amsterdam

August 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm UTC+0
Euronext (Amsterdam) Stock Exchange, Beursplein 5, 1012 JW
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Hiroshima Day action: August 6. No new nukes. No nukes in the Netherlands. No nukes in the world. Noëlhuis (Catholic Worker Amsterdam) is organising this Hiroshima Day event which will take place in front of the Euronext (Amsterdam) Stock Exchange. The event will include origami crane making (Japanese bird of peace) to hang on trees […]

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2:00 pm

Canadian Abolition Network event for 75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

The Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (CNANW) will host this virtual event to honour the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings and to consider new action to help rid the world of nuclear weapons. Moderator: Earl Turcotte – Chair of CNANW Featured Speakers :  The Honourable Douglas Roche, O.C. – former Senator, Ambassador […]

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7:00 pm

Canada, nuclear weapons and the UN ban treaty

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Hiroshima Nagasaki Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration The August 6th commemoration held annually in the Peace Garden on Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto will take place online this year, due to Covid-19 health concerns. The Hiroshima Nagasaki Day Coalition invites interested viewers to participate in the 75th Anniversary Commemoration of the atomic bombings online on August […]

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