Mayors for Peace awarded the 2004 World Citizenship Award from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation

October 8, 2004

The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation honored the Mayors for Peace with the Foundation’s 2004 World Citizenship Award. The World Citizenship Award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to strengthening the human family. The award was presented to the Mayors for Peace in a ceremony on Friday, October eighth, 2004 in the Memorial Hall of the HiroshimaPeaceMuseum in Hiroshima, Japan. Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba of Hiroshima, President of the Mayors for Peace, accepted the award on behalf of the organization.

Inaugurated in 1998, past recipients of the Foundation’s World Citizenship Award include Ted Turner, Queen Noor of Jordan, Daisaku Ikeda, Dr. Robert Muller and, most recently, Harry Belafonte.

For more than 20 years, the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation has been committed to advancing initiatives to eliminate the nuclear weapons threat to all life, to fostering the global rule of law, and to building an enduring legacy of peace through education and advocacy. The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan international organization on the Roster in consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council.