Abolition 2000 – Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons

The nuclear abolition movement is alive and active. This we can see from hundreds of actions and events taking place around the world this week to commemorate Hiroshima Day (August 6), Nagasaki Day (August 9) and International Youth Day (August 14).

Events include lantern floating ceremonies, origami crane making, concerts, readings, religious services, vigils, walks, fasts, rallies, film screenings, exhibitions and more.

Many of the events include a call or appeal for action. Individuals, parliamentarians, city councils, civil society leaders and non-govermental organisations are invited to support these calls/appeals even if they cannot attend an event. These include:

The City of Hiroshima released the official Hiroshima City Peace Declaration 2018 on August 6.

For more information on nuclear disarmament actions for Hiroshima and Nagasaki Days, see 2018 Nuclear Remembrance and Action Week Guide.

Check Abolition 2000 facebook page for posts of event photos and articles.