At the Executive Conference in November 2015, Mayors for Peace designated “conveying the A-bomb experience to future generations through youth exchanges” as one of its intensified activities to promote nuclear weapons abolition for the next few years.
In connection, we have started a program to provide financial and other support to selected youth from member cities who would like to participate in the “International Youth Conference for Peace in the Future, Hiroshima 2017.” This is a conference hosted by the Hiroshima Municipal Board of Education with an aim to invite young participants from various cities in the world to deepen mutual understanding through lodging together and to exchange views on how to contribute to the establishment of everlasting world peace.
Please refer to the Application Guidelines for more information, such as applicant requirements and support details.
>Outline of the“International Youth Conference for Peace in the Future, Hiroshima 2017”
We request each member city to widely advertise this program in their city with the Application Guidelines, select one applicant if you receive multiple applications, and submit required documents by email.
The Executive Committee of the conference and the Mayors for Peace Secretariat will select the participants and notify their member cities of the results at the end of May 2017.
Maximum Number of Applicants per Member City: one applicant only. If a member city receives multiple applications, they shall select one applicant from them.
Number of Support Recipients: approximately 6 recipients in total
*One recipient per member city in principle.
*Based on the year’s budget for this program, the Executive Committee of the conference and the Mayors for Peace Secretariat decide support recipients.
Application Deadline: Friday, April 28th, 2017, by 3pm in Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Required Application Documents:
Please note that all the application materials below must be gathered and sent by an applicant’s member city to the Mayors for Peace Secretariat.
- 1. An “International Youth Conference for Peace in the Future, Hiroshima 2017” application
- 2. Form 1: “Application Form for the Mayors for Peace Youth Exchange for Peace Support Program” (For member city)
- 3. Form 2: “Application Form for the Mayors for Peace Youth Exchange for Peace Support Program” (For applicant)
*Submitted application materials are used for the selection of support recipients and to offer support from the Executive Committee of the Conference and the Mayor for Peace Secretariat.
Send Application Materials to: email@example.com
Mayors for Peace Secretariat
1-5 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811 Japan