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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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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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