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Activity History

History 2010 - 2001

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2010 Dec. Cities Are Not Targets (CANT) project petition drive
Several musicians living in Hiroshima held the 2020 Vision Campaign Charity Concert
Nov. Third World Congress of United Cities and Local Governments supports Nuclear Weapon Free World by 2020
Mayors for Peace 2020 Vision Campaign Association General and Board Meeting was held in Manchester, UK
Oct. Protest against US sub-critical nuclear test
President Akiba visited to Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata, Argentina President Akiba visited to Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata, Argentina
Sep. President Akiba visited to Volgograd, Moscow and neighboring cities in Russia Visiting Volgograd, Moscow and neighboring cities in Russia
Aug. Thanks to cooperation from the Coop Hiroshima and the Hiroshima Toyo Carp baseball team, "Peace Night Game" to call for peace was held in conjunction with an official professional baseball game.
Mayor Akiba of Hiroshima City, President of Mayors for Peace, received the Magsaysay Award
Jul. Hiroshima Conference for the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons by 2020 held in Hiroshima.
Over 4000 cities joined Mayors for Peace. (144 countries & regions 4,037 Cities: July 1, 2010)
Jun. Hiroshima Conference for the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons by 2020
May President Akiba participated in the 8th NPT Review Conference held in New York, USA. President Akiba participated in the 8th NPT Review Conference held in New York, USA.
Apr. The Awards Gernika for Peace and Reconciliation 2010
Historical First! All Nicaraguan municipalities join Mayors for Peace
Jan. Visiting Nicaragua and the 78th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Visiting Nicaragua and the 78th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors
Mayor Akiba also attended the 78th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) at Washington DC.
Mayor Akiba visited Nicaragua and asked Nicaraguan cities for continued future support for Mayors for Peace. President Ortega of Nicaragua awarded Mayor Akiba "the Cultural Order Rubén Darío".
2009 Sep. Thanks to cooperation from the Coop Hiroshima and the Hiroshima Toyo Carp baseball team, "Peace Night Game" to call for peace was held in conjunction with an official professional baseball game.
Mayor Akiba attended the 62nd Annual DPI/NGO Conference in Mexico City, appealed the importance of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Protocol in the NPT Review Conference in 2010 as a concrete road map to abolish nuclear weapons by 2020.
Aug. The 7th General Conference of Mayors for Peace was held in Nagasaki and adopted the Nagasaki Appeal and the Action Plan. 第7回平和市長会議総会を開催
Over 3000 cities joined Mayors for Peace. (134 countries & regions 3,047 Cities: August 3, 2009)
Jun. Mayor Akiba attended the 3rd ICNND in Moscow, Russia and asked for further support for Mayors for Peace to abolish nuclear weapons by 2020. Mayor Akiba attended the 3rd ICNND in Moscow, Russia and asked for further support for Mayors for Peace to abolish nuclear weapons by 2020.
Mayor Akiba attended the 77th General Assembly of the US Conference of Mayors, where a favorable resolution of the activities on the Mayors for Peace was adopted. Mayor Akiba attended the 77th General Assembly of the US Conference of Mayors, where a favorable resolution of the activities on the Mayors for Peace was adopted.
May Mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki attended the NPT PreCom in New York. Mayor of Hiroshima appealed to abolish nuclear weapons by 2020 calling the world's majority supporting a world without nuclear weapons the "Obamajority". Mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki attended the NPT PreCom in New York. Mayor of Hiroshima appealed to abolish nuclear weapons by 2020 calling the world's majority supporting a world without nuclear weapons the
Feb. Mr. Steve Leeper, Chairman of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, won 2008 Academia Prize in International Exchange from the Academic Society of Japan
Jan. Letter of statement concerning the Gaza conflict
2008 Nov. Ms.Jacqueline Cabasso, the Mayors for Peace Coordinator in North America won 2008 Sean MacBride Peace Prize
Mayor Akiba attended the meeting of the Board of Directors of the 2020 Vision Campaign Association in Ypres, Belgium. He also visited some member cities in Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg and asked the mayors and the Prime minister of Belgium for further support for the activities of Mayors for Peace. Mayor Akiba attended the meeting of the Board of Directors of the 2020 Vision Campaign Association in Ypres, Belgium. He also visited some member cities in Belgium, Germany and Luxembourg and asked the mayors and the Prime minister of Belgium for further support for the activities of Mayors for Peace.
Oct. Mayor Akiba visited UN Headquarters in New York and submitted some of the 370,221 collected signatures for the petition "Cities Are Not Targets (CANT)" to the UN Secretary-General, which appealed that the abolition of nuclear weapons is the common wish amongst the people all over the world. ayor Akiba visited UN Headquarters in New York
Sep. Mayors for Peace Statement on the N.S.G decision to grant India a waiver
Aug. Thanks to cooperation from the Coop Hiroshima and the Hiroshima Toyo Carp baseball team, "Orizuru (paper crane) Night Game" to call for peace was held in conjunction with an official professional baseball game. Orizuru (paper crane) Night Game
[A-bomb exhibition held in Sao Paulo, Brazil; August 2~September 7]
Jun. US Conference of Mayors adopted Resolution for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons by 2020
Sent the solicitation document to the heads of municipalities to sign " Hiroshima Nagasaki Protocol".
Apr. Mayor Akiba attended NPT PreCom in Geneva, Switzerland and announced the "Hiroshima Nagasaki Protocol". Mayor Akiba attended NPT PreCom in Geneva, Switzerland and announced the
Feb. Started to request Japanese cities to join Mayors for Peace.
Jan. Over 2000 cities joined Mayors for Peace. (127 countries & regions 2,028 Cities: January 28, 2008)
2007 Dec. The 7th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace took place in Florence, Italy. We approved a new phase of our 2020 Vision Campaign and established "The 2020 Vision Campaign Association". The 7th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace took place in Florence, Italy. We approved a new phase of our 2020 Vision Campaign and established
Mayor Akiba visited Copenhagen in Denmark and Stockholm in Sweden to ask for further support for the activities of Mayors for Peace. Mayor Akiba visited Copenhagen in Denmark and Stockholm in Sweden to ask for further support for the activities of Mayors for Peace.
Oct. [A-bomb exhibition held at DePaul University in Chicago city, the U.S.A; October 15~January 21, 2008]
Mayor Akiba attended the World Peace Forum held by international exchange group AFS, whose goal is peace. Mayor Akiba attended the World Peace Forum held by international exchange group AFS, whose goal is peace.
Mayors for Peace and Mayor Akiba won "the 2007 Nuclear-Free Future Award". Mayor Akiba attended the Awards Ceremony in Sulzburg, Austria.
Mayors for Peace and Mayor Akiba won "the 2007 Nuclear-Free Future Award". Mayor Akiba attended the Awards Ceremony in Sulzburg, Austria.
Jul. Attended the 50th Anniversary Event of Pugwash Conferences in Pugwash Village, Canada
Attending the 50th anniversary commemorative workshop of Pugwash Conference Attending the 50th anniversary commemorative workshop of Pugwash Conference
May Issued Letter of Request to Pakistan to cease atomic bomb development
Apr. Mayoral delegation led by the mayor of Hiroshima participated in the 70th anniversary of the bombing in Guernica, Spain and the NPT PreCom in Vienna, Austria. Mayoral delegation led by the mayor of Hiroshima participated in the 70th anniversary of the bombing in Guernica, Spain and the NPT PreCom in Vienna, Austria.
Mayor Akiba attended the 7th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates held in Rome, Italy Attending the 70th Anniversary of the Bombing of Gernika
Feb. Launched Cities Are Not Targets (CANT) project Petition Drive.
2006 Nov. [A-bomb exhibition held in Portland, USA; November 2~Novemver 29]
Attended the 7th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Attended the 7th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates
Oct. Protest against DPRK nuclear test
Protest against DPRK's Statement of its plan to conduct a nuclear weapon test
Sep. United Nations International Day of Peace Observance and Poster
Mayor Akiba visited Finland and Norway and delivered a speech at IPPNW. Mayor Akiba visited Finland and Norway and delivered a speech at IPPNW.
Mayors for Peace receives Sean MacBride Peace Prize from the International Peace Bureau.
Aug. Protest against US sub-critical
Released statement protesting escalation of violence in Middle East
Jul. Protest against missile tests by DPRK, US, Russia and India
2020 Vision Campaign International Secretariat opened in Ieper, Belgium
Launched Good Faith Challenge and Cities Are Not Targtes (CANT) project, Phase II of 2020 Vision Campaign, at events in The Hague, Netherlands commemorating 10th anniversary of ICJ advisory opinion
ICJ 10th Anniversary Commemorative Events ICJ 10th Anniversary Commemorative Events
Jun. [A-bomb exhibition held in Vancouver, Canada; June 9~June 30]
Feb. Protest against US and UK sub-critical nuclear tests
2005 Sep. [A-bomb exhibition held in Paris, France; September 5~October 4]
Aug. [A-bomb exhibition held in Saint Paul, US; August 25~September 15]
The 6th General Conference of Mayors for Peace Commemorating the 60th Annversary of the Atomic Bombingsa held in Hiroshima, Japan(92 cities and 4 organizations in 28countries, 14 Governments and 7 NGOs participated) The 6th General Conference of Mayors for Peace Commemorating the 60th Annversary of the Atomic Bombingsa held in Hiroshima
May Over 1000 cities joined Mayors for Peace. (111 countries & regions 1,002 Cities: May 9, 2005)
Mayoral delegation led by the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki participated in the NPT Review Conference at the UN Headquarters in New York Mayoral delegation led by the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki participated in the NPT Review Conference at the UN Headquarters in New York
Mar. [A-bomb exhibition held in Compton, US; March 18~April 22]
Jan. [A-bomb exhibition held in Nantes, France; January 11~February 27]
Mayor of Hiroshima and the Chairman of the Hiroshima City Council visited Belgium and Germany. They participated in the Foreign Policy Committee of the European Parliament and urged to work to abolish nuclear weapons
Mayor of Hiroshima attended the 73rd Winter Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) and requested support for the abolition of nuclear weapons
2004 Oct. Received the 2004 World Citizenship Award from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Sep. [A-bomb exhibition held in Aubagne, France; September 14~September 15]
Resolution supporting the Emergency Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons of Mayors for Peace was adopted at the 16th World Congress of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)
As part of "Action 21 - Taking the Peace Message to Nuclear-Weapon States", the mayor of Hiroshima visited Beijing, China and requested cooperation in the Emergency Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons of Mayors for Peace
Aug. Protest against Russian sub-critical nuclear test
Jul. Japan Council of Nuclear-Free Local Authorities adopted a resolution supporting the Emergency Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons at the 19th Conference of Nuclear-Free Local Authorities meeting in Nagasaki
Jun. The 72nd US Conference of Mayors annual meeting adopted a strong resolution specifically expressing support for the Mayors for Peace Emergency Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons
May [A-bomb exhibition held in Leeds, England; May 28~June 18]
Protest against US sub-critical nuclear test
Apr. Mayoral delegation led by the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki participated in the NPT PreCom at the UN Headquarters in New York
Feb. [A-bomb exhibition held in Manchester, UK; February 3~February 27]
The European Parliament adopted a resolution supporting the Emergency Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons of Mayors for Peace
2003 Oct. [A-bomb exhibition held in Coventry, UK; Octorber 3~Octorber 29]
As part of "Action 21 - Taking the Peace Message to Nuclear-Weapon States", the mayor of Hiroshima visited Delhi, India and Rawalpindi, Pakistan and requested cooperation in the Emergency Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons of Mayors for Peace
>Launched "Emergency Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons", now called the 2020 Vision Campaign
6th Executive Conference of the Mayors for Peace held in Manchester, UK
Sep. [A-bomb exhibition held in Atlanta, US; September 15~November 15]
Protest against US sub-critical nuclear test
Apr. Co-sponsored a workshop on compliance within a nuclear weapons abolition regime with the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA) and the International Network of Engineers and Scientists Against Proliferation (INESAP)
Mayor of Hiroshima participated in and delivered a speech at the NPT Review Conference Preparatory Committee meeting(NPT PrepCom) at the UN European Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland
Mar. Urging to avoid military attacks on Iraq, sends Statement to the United States, Iraq and the United Nations
2002 Nov. [A-bomb exhibition held in Otawa, Canada; Nobember 21~March 17]
Oct. As part of "Action 21 - Taking the Peace Message to Nuclear-Weapon States", the mayor of Hiroshima visited Cambridge, Washington D.C. and New York in the U.S. and requested to work to abolish nuclear weapons
Sep. [A-bomb exhibition held in Auckland, New Zealand; September 24~Octorber 17]
As part of "Action 21 - Taking the Peace Message to Nuclear-Weapon States", the mayor of Hiroshima visited Moscow and Volgograd in Russia and requested to work to abolish nuclear weapons
Protest against US sub-critical nuclear test
Aug. Protest against US sub-critical nuclear test
Jun. Protest against US sub-critical nuclear test
May [A-bomb exhibition held in Wellington, New Zealand; May1~May 12]
Apr. Established the Mayors for Peace website
Mar. [A-bomb exhibition held in Christchurch, New Zealand; March 16~April 21]
Feb. Protest against US and UK sub-critical nuclear tests
2001 Dec. Protest against US sub-critical nuclear test
Sep. [A-bomb exhibition held in Oberlin, US; September 9~September 22]
[A-bomb exhibition held in Volgograd, Russia; September 8~October 7]
Protest against US sub-critical nuclear test
Aug. The 5th World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity held in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan(105 cities and 2 organizations in 28countries participated) Renames The World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity as "Mayors for Peace"
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