Our History

– The first visit to Hiroshima by a sitting UN Secretary-General, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar –

August 26, 1982

At the 2nd UN Special Session on Disarmament, Mayor Takeshi Araki of Hiroshima called for cities throughout the world to transcend national borders and join in solidarity to work together to press for nuclear abolition
– Mayor of Hiroshima’s speech
– Mayor of Nagasaki’s speech

June 24, 1982 [New York, US]