The 9th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace held

November 12 - 13, 2015 [Ypres, Belgium]
The 9th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace

The 9th Executive Conference was held in Ypres, Belgium.

During the conference, the participants discussed the future plans of Mayors for Peace, reported on their activities to encourage the abolition of nuclear weapons and address other issues unique to each region, and shared information with each other.

1 Dates
Nov. 12 (Thur) and 13 (Fri), 2015
2 Venue
Ypres, Belgium
3 Participating
11 Cities
City (From oldest to newest) Representative
President Hiroshima (Japan) Mr. Kazumi Matsui (Mayor)
Vice Presidents Nagasaki (Japan) Mr. Tomihisa Taue (Mayor)
Hannover (Germany) Mr. Thomas Hermann (Lord Mayor)
Malakoff (France) Mr. Michel Cibot (Honorary City Manager)
Manchester (UK) Mr. Paul Murphy (Mayor)
Ypres (Belgium) Mr. Jan Durnez (Mayor)
Biograd na Moru (Croatia) Ms. Jasminka Bajlo (Counselor)
Granollers (Spain) Mr. Josep Mayoral i Antigas (Mayor)
Fongo Tongo (Cameroon) Mr. Nkenfack (Mayor)
Frogn (Norway) Mr. Thore Vestby (Honorary Mayor)
Executive Montreal (Canada) Mr. Russell Copeman
(Member of the Executive Committee)

Dibombari (Cameroon)
  Mr. Chief Fredric Nguime Ekollo (Mayor)
Douala 3 (Cameroon) * to be a member
  Mr. Kameni Mathias (Mayor)
Ekondo Titi (Cameroon)
  Mr. Mbongo Alfred Ngoe (Mayor)
Parliamentarians for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (PNND)
  Mr. Alyn Ware (Global Coordinator)
2020 Vision Campaigner
  Mr. Wolfgang Schlupp-Hauck

Executive Advisors of Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation
  Ms. Jacqueline Cabasso
  Mr. Pol D’Huyvetter
  Ms. Tomoko Aikawa
  Mr. Randy Rydell

4 Agendas
  1. Reports
  2.   ① Activities after the 8th General Conference in 2013
  3.    a Current state of Lead City recruitment efforts
  4.    b Activity reports from Lead Cities
  5.    c Progress report on Mayors for Peace Action Plan (2013-2017)
  6.   ② The future of the 2020 Vision Campaign Association Secretariat
  7. Agenda 1
  8.   Future Activities of Mayors for Peace
  9.   ① Intensified Activities for Mayors for Peace based on the 2020 Vision (Emergency Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons)
  10.   ② Launch of a new catchphrase
  11. Agenda 2
  12.   The 9 th General Conference in 2017
  13. Discussion topics
  14.   ① The 10 th General Conference and setting up post 2020 goals
  15.   ② Proposal s of concrete actions to urge national governments to take immediate a ction to start negotiations on and conclude a nuclear weapons convention
  16.   ③ Other
  17. Agenda 3
  18.   Texts to be adopted by the Executive Conference
  19.   ① Resolution
  20.   ② Final C ommuniqué (on matters discussed and decided)
5 Resolutions
6 Others

Visit to Europe for the 9th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace, the Opening Ceremony of an Exhibition on the Atomic Bombings at the United Nations Office at Vienna, and Other Events (November 2015)