Riccardi Andrea: on the web

Riccardi Andrea: on social networks

Riccardi Andrea: press review

change language
you are in: home - news contacting usnewsletterlink

Support the Community

  
August 3 2015 | HIROSHIMA, JAPAN

War never again: in Hiroshima the Nuclear Disarmament Symposium on the 70th anniversary of the Atomic Bomb

 
printable version

Nuclear Disarmament Symposium
On the 70th anniversary of the Atomic Bomb


WAR NEVER AGAIN

Hiroshima, August 6, 2015

70 years are passing from the moment of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Explosion of atomic bombs at one moment destroyed the precious lives of tens of thousands of people and even now some tens of thousands of hibakusha (atomic bomb survivors) are suffering from the aftereffects of bombing. Still more than sixteen thousands nuclear bombs which can cause indescribable tragedies on humankind in the world.

It is aimed that the symposium will provide the forum to engage in an open dialogue among religious leaders and experts on disarmament from within and outside of the country and to identify the urgently needed action in this present world where the international community cannot abandon vast number of nuclear arsenals in many parts of the world even after 70 years from the moment of dropping of the atomic bombs.

It is sincerely hoped that this symposium can be most valuable and fruitful occasion to clearly identify present day agenda for further promotion of nuclear disarmament. By focusing recent discussion of the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons the symposium proposes dynamic steps toward the complete abolition of nuclear weapons.

We would like to share the proposal with hopes and visions from this symposium with globally wider circle of political, religious and cultural leaders and to call the international community to take further actions for elimination of nuclear weapons.

The symposium is organized by the Community of Sant’Egidio, Religions for Peace Japan, the Japan Religious Committee for World Federation, and is supported by the City of Hiroshima, the Association of Religions of Hiroshima Prefecture and the Embassy of Italy in Japan.

 
PROGRAMME
(if you can't see ther programme below, click here)

 

 




ASSOCIATED OBJECTS
 

 ALSO READ
• NEWS
February 27 2017

Message of Sant'Egidio to the Launch of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission

January 2 2017

2017, the children from all over the world ask for peace

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | CA
October 13 2016
BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

A delegation of the Community of Sant'Egidio meets the President of the Central African Republic Touadéra

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | PT | RU | HU
October 5 2016

5th October, World Teacher’s Day: All to school…of peace!

IT | EN | ES | DE | PT | RU | ID | HU
September 23 2016
ASSISI, ITALY

Texts and speeches of the closing ceremony of Thirst for Peace - Assisi 2016

IT | EN | ES | PT
August 29 2016
NAIROBI, KENYA

Sant'Egidio in Nairobi to talk about peace, development and the right to care for all

IT | EN | ES | FR | PT | CA | RU | HU
all news
• PRESS
January 2 2017
Aachener Zeitung

Zahlreiche Kerzen symbolisieren die Brandherde auf der Erde

January 2 2017
Gazzetta di Parma

Le vie del centro invase dai colori della pace

January 2 2017
Il Secolo XIX

Marcia della pace, in 1.500 con i profughi

January 2 2017
La Nazione

Fiaccole accese per la pace

January 2 2017
Vatican Insider

Congo, Sant’Egidio: soddisfazione per l’accordo sulle elezioni

January 2 2017
SIR

Marcia pace: Comunità Sant’Egidio, migliaia a Roma e in altre città italiane

all press releases
• DOCUMENTS

Libya: The humanitarian agreement for the region of Fezzan, signed at Sant'Egidio on June 16th 2016 (Arabic text)

Nuclear Disarmament Symposium on the 70 th anniversary of the atomic bomb. Hiroshima, August 6 2015

all documents
• BOOKS

Religioni e violenza





Francesco Mondadori

Hacer la paz





Proteus
all books