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Chronology 2000 - 1991

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2000 Dec. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test the US was issued
Nov. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by Russia was issued
Sep. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by Russia was issued
The 5th Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Hannover, Germany The 5th Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Hannover, Germany
Aug. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
May Delegation led by Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) and Deputy Mayor of Hiroshima attended the 2000 NPT Review Conference and requested national governments and UN to begin negotiations for the swift conclusion of a Comprehensive Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty (New York, US)
- Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki)'s speech and President's appeal
Apr. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
Mar. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
Feb. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by Russia was issued
Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
1999 Nov. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
Oct. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
May The Hague Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held co-sponsored with the International Association of Peace Messenger Cities, and “Resolution on the Bombing of Yugoslavia” was adopted (The Hague, Netherlands) (22 cities in 12 countries, 45 NGOs represented)
President and Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) attended the Hague Appeal for Peace 1999 and appealed for the abolition of nuclear weapons (The Hague, Netherlands)
Feb. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
1998 Dec. Letters of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by Russia were issued (twice)
Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
Sep. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
Jul. Representatives attended the international peace conference and communicated the reality of the A-bomb and the desire for the elimination of nuclear weapons (Como, Italy)
Jun. Member cities in India and Pakistan were requested to strive to raise public consciousness concerning nuclear weapons abolition
May Letters of Protest against nuclear test by Pakistan were issued (twice)
Letters of Protest against nuclear test by India were issued (twice)
Mar. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
1997 Nov. Representatives attended General Assembly of the 20th CONGO in Geneva, Switzerland
Sep. Letter of Protest against subcritical nuclear test by the US was issued
Aug. The 4th World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Hiroshima and Nagasaki The 4th World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1996 Sep. - Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) was adopted at the UN -
Jul. Letter of Protest against nuclear test by China was issued
- International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued an advisory opinion stating "… the threat or use of nuclear weapons would generally be contrary to the rules of international law" -
Jun. Letter of Protest against nuclear test by China was issued
May The Geneva Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Geneva, Switzerland (8 cities in 6 countries participated)
President and Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) visited Geneva, Switzerland to place before the ambassadors of the main countries to the Conference on Disarmament (CD) negotiating the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) their demand that the treaty allow no exceptions
Apr. On behalf of President, Chairperson of Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation attended NGO UN Conference on Disarmament in New York, US
Jan. Letter of Protest against nuclear test by France was issued
1995 Dec. Letter of Protest against nuclear test by France was issued
Nov. Letter of Protest against nuclear test by France was issued
President and Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) gave oral statements regarding the illegality of the use of nuclear weapons at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague, Netherlands
- President's statement
- Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki)'s statement
President and Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) gave oral statements regarding the illegality of the use of nuclear weapons at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague, Netherlands
Oct. The 4th Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Volgograd, Russia The 4th Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Volgograd, Russia
Letters of Protest against nuclear test by France were issued (twice)
Sep. Letter of Protest against nuclear test by France was issued
Aug. Letter of Protest against nuclear test by China was issued
Jul. Letter of Protest against resumption of nuclear test by France was issued
Jun. The Asia and Pacific Regional Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Hiroshima The Asia and Pacific Regional Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Hiroshima
Apr. Delegation attended the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference and opposed indefinite extension of the treaty (New York, US)
1994 Nov. Representatives attended General Assembly of the 19th Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the UN (CONGO) in Geneva, Switzerland
1993 Aug. The 3rd World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Hiroshima and Nagasaki The 3rd World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Apr. President and Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) attended the UN NGO Special Session Devoted to Disarmament and appealed for the total elimination of nuclear weapons and lasting world peace (New York, US)
- President's speech
1991 Oct. The 3rd Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Sacramento, US The 3rd Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity was held in Sacramento, US
May UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) accredited the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity as a Category II NGO
Apr. - The first visit to Nagasaki by a sitting Soviet Union President, Mikhail Gorbachev -
Jan. President and Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) attended the Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT) Amendment Conference and called for immediate and total ban on nuclear tests (New York, US)
- President's speech
- Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki)'s speech