Mayors for Peace Internship FY2022

[Mayors for Peace Secretariat]

Mayors for Peace implemented the Mayors for Peace Internship for overseas member cities for two weeks from January 11 to January 25, 2023. An official from the City of Manchester, which is a Mayors for Peace Vice President City as well as the Lead City of the UK and Ireland Chapter, participated in it.

1 The period of the program
From January 11 (Wed.) to January 25 (Wed.), 2023

2 Contents of the program
・Engage in the duties of the Mayors for Peace Secretariat (including post of information on social media and collection of signatures calling for all states to sign the TPNW as soon as possible)
・Learn about the realities of the atomic bombings (including visit to the Peace Memorial Museum, hibakusha testimony and participation in Atomic Bomb Memoir Readings)
・Learn about initiatives to promote peace (including the outline of Mayors for Peace and the outline of Hiroshima City’s peace initiatives)

3 Participating Municipalities

City Number of intern Period of stay
Manchester (UK) 1 January 11 – 25, 2023
Students from local high school and an intern
Ms. Keiko Ogura (left), A-bomb Survivor, and the intern (right)