Mayors for Peace hosts peace education webinar: Recording now available online

February 28, 2024

Aiming at stimulating youth-led peace activities in member cities, Mayors for Peace hosted and livestreamed a peace education webinar to provide an opportunity for young leaders involved in peace activities to share information on their activities and engage in dialogue.

In this year’s webinar, fervent youths committed to peace activities worldwide delivered presentations on their activities and had a vigorous exchange of opinions regarding challenges they face, as well as potential future activities.

Date and Time

February 28 (Wed.), 2024, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm (Japan time)

  • Video Message from MATSUI Kazumi, President of Mayors for Peace and Mayor of Hiroshima
  • Outline of Webinar Proceedings
  • Lecture on the International Situation Surrounding Nuclear Weapons
  • Presentations by Youths
  • Discussion
  • Summary by Facilitator and Closing Remarks

Ms. Keiko Nakamura (Associate Professor, Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University)

Presenters(in the order of presentation):
Organization / Title Name Participating from
Hiroshima Municipal Funairi High School Ms. Himari Ideno
Ms. Miku Oda
Wellington City Council Ms. Phoebe Lockett New Zealand
Universiti Malaya Mr. Ho Yong Qi Malaysia
ICAN Germany Ms. Janina Rüther Germany
Nagasaki Youth Delegation Ms. Chinami Hirabayashi
Ms. Noa Yasumoto
Communications and Sustainable Security Consultant Ms. Vanda Proskova Belgium
Members of the first-ever cohort of the Youth Leader Fund for a World Without Nuclear Weapons, UNODA Ms. Kerese Oakley-Williams Jamaica