Calling for Nuclear Disarmament

Statement

“Hiroshima Appeal” adopted at the 10th General Conference of Mayors for Peace

October 20, 2022
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government Calling for the Promotion of Actions to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (in Japanese)

October 20, 2022
Statement

President made a comment in response to the outcome of the 10th NPT Review Conference

August 27, 2022
Speech

Speech at the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons by Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki)

August 5, 2022 [New York, US]
Other Statement

President released a message regarding the unfolding situation in Ukraine

March 16, 2022
Other Statement

President made a comment regarding the military conflict in Ukraine

February 25, 2022
Statement

President made a comment regarding the postponement of 1MSP of the TPNW (in Japanese)

February 2, 2022
Statement

President made a comment regarding the first anniversary of the TPNW

January 21, 2022
Speech

Video of presentation by Mayors for Peace prepared for the NGO presentations of the Tenth NPT Review Conference released

January 7, 2022 [Online]
Statement

President made a comment in response to the Joint Statement of the Leaders of the Five Nuclear-Weapon States

January 4, 2022
Statement

President made a comment regarding the postponement of the 10th Review Conference of the NPT (in Japanese)

December 31, 2021
Open Letter

Open Letter addressed to NPT States Parties released

December 13, 2021
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government Calling for the Promotion of Actions to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (in Japanese)

November 18, 2021
Statement

Comment by President in response to the UK government’s announcement of plans to increase its nuclear warheads ceiling released

March 18, 2021
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government Calling for the Promotion of Actions to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (in Japanese)

November 25, 2020
Open Letter

Open Letter on the occasion of the 50th ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons released

October 25, 2020
Statement

Joint Appeal urging all NPT States Parties to build constructive dialogues toward nuclear disarmament released

April 27, 2020
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government Calling for the Promotion of Actions to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (in Japanese)

October 25, 2019
Speech

President’s Speech at the 87th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors

June 30, 2019 [Honolulu, US]
Statement

Joint Appeal for Common Ground on the NPT released

May 10, 2019
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government Calling for the Promotion of Actions to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (in Japanese)

November 6, 2018
Speech

President’s speech at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

June 11, 2018 [Washington DC, US]
Speech

President’s Speech at the 86th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors

June 10, 2018 [Boston, US]
Letter of Request

Letter of Request for a Papal Visit to Hiroshima and Nagasaki

November 15, 2017
Speech

President’s speech at the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament (in Japanese)

November 14, 2017 [Rome, Italy]
Statement

Remarks by President regarding the start of the signing of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons released

September 21, 2017
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government Calling for the Promotion of Actions to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (in Japanese)

August 9, 2017
Speech

President’s Speech at the 2nd Session of the UN Negotiations on a Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons

June 15, 2017 [New York, US]
Speech

Secretary General’s speech at the 1st Session of the UN Negotiations on a Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons

March 29, 2017 [New York, US]
Open Letter

Open Letter issued prior to the Start of the UN Negotiations on a Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons

March 14, 2017
Open Letter

Open Letter in response to the UN General Assembly vote on L.41 released

December 24, 2016
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government to Call for the Promotion of Actions to Aid in the Early Realization of a “Nuclear Weapons Convention” (in Japanese)

November 8, 2016
Letter of Request

Appeal to Nuclear Armed States and Their Umbrella Allies for the occasion of the UN General Assembly 1st committee issued

October 3, 2016
Other Statement

Article submitted to “The Nation,” an American online news site, for the occasion of the UN International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 26, 2016
Open Letter

Open Letter for all UN Member States on the August Session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations released

July 29, 2016
Speech

Secretary General’s speech at the 84th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors

June 25, 2016 [Indianapolis, US]
Speech

President’s speech at the May Session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations

May 2, 2016 [Geneva, Switzerland]
Open Letter

Open Letter to call on all UN Member States to actively participate in the May Session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations released

April 22, 2016
Speech

Secretary General’s speech at the February Session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations

February 22, 2016 [Geneva, Switzerland]
Open Letter

Open Letter to call on all UN Member States to actively participate in the UN Open-ended Working Group on Taking Forward Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament Negotiations released

January 22, 2016
Statement

“Resolution” adopted at the 9th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace

November 13, 2015
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government to Call for the Promotion of Actions to Aid in the Early Realization of a “Nuclear Weapons Convention”

November 10, 2015
Open Letter

Open Letter to the UN General Assembly released

October 16, 2015
Letter of Request

Appeal to the President and all participating governments’ representatives to the 2015 NPT Review Conference issued

May 15, 2015
Statement

New York Appeal

April 29, 2015
Statement

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Appeal in New York

April 27, 2015
Speech

Secretary General’s speech at the 3rd Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons

December 9, 2014 [Vienna, Austria]
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government to Call for the Promotion of Actions to Aid in the Early Realization of a “Nuclear Weapons Convention” (in Japanese)

November 11, 2014
Speech

Secretary General’s speech at the 2nd Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons

February 13, 2014 [Nayarit, Mexico]
Letter of Request

Message from President for the High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly on Nuclear Disarmament issued

September 27, 2013
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government to Call for the Promotion of Actions for the Early Realization of a “Nuclear Weapons Convention”

August 5, 2013
Letter of Request

Letter of Request urging Heads of Government to attend the High-level meeting of the UN General Assembly on nuclear disarmament issued

July 3, 2013
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government to Call for the Promotion of Actions for the Early Realization of a “Nuclear Weapons Convention”

February 1, 2013
Speech

Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki)’s speech at the 1st Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference

May 2, 2012 [Vienna, Austria]
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to the Japanese Government to Call for the Promotion of Actions for the Early Realization of a “Nuclear Weapons Convention” (in Japanese)

January 26, 2012
Statement

“Resolution towards the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons” adopted at the 8th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace

November 10, 2011
Statement

“Appeal from the Hiroshima Conference for the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons by 2020” adopted at the Hiroshima Conference for the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons by 2020 

July 29, 2010
Speech

President’s speech at the 78th Winter Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors

January 20, 2010 [Washington DC, US]
Statement

Civil Society Response to the Report of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND) released

December 15, 2009
Speech

President’s speech at the 62nd UN Annual DPI/NGO Conference

September 11, 2009 [Mexico City, Mexico]
Speech

President’s speech at the meeting of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL)

September 10, 2009 [Mexico City, Mexico]
Statement

“Nagasaki Appeal” adopted at the 7th General Conference of Mayors for Peace

August 10, 2009
Speech

President’s speech at the 3rd meeting of International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND)

June 21, 2009 [Moscow, Russia]
Speech

President’s speech at the 77th Annual Meeting of the US Conference of Mayors

June 13, 2009 [Providence, US]
Statement

Letter of statement concerning the Gaza conflict released

January 16, 2009
Statement

Statement on the N.S.G decision to grant India a waiver released

September 12, 2008
Other Statement

“The Hiroshima-Nagasaki Protcol” which stipulates national governments a process leading toward the total abolition of nuclear weapons, drafted with a target of adoption at the 2010 NPT Review Conference

April 29, 2008
Speech

President’s speech at the 2nd Preparatory Committee for the 2010 NPT Review Conference

April 29, 2008 [Geneva, Switzerland]
Statement

“Resolution on the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons” adopted at the 7th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace

November 22, 2007
Letter of Request

Letter of Request to Pakistan’s Atomic Bomb Development issued

May 11, 2007
Speech

President’s speech at the 1st Preparatory Committee for the 2010 NPT Review Conference

May 2, 2007 [Vienna, Austria]
Letter of Request

Letters of Request to the Japanese government and governments of all nuclear-armed states demanding assurances that cities are not to be targeted for nuclear attacks, and the abolition of nuclear weapons issued

February 22, 2007
Statement

Communique addressed to all nuclear-armed states demanding the ban of all nuclear explosions, test and use, issued in protest against nuclear test by DPRK

November 9, 2006
Statement

Communique regarding the Conflict in the Middle-East released

August 1, 2006
Statement

Statement regarding Recent Missile Tests by the DPRK, US, Russia and India released

July 19, 2006
Letter of Request

Pariamentarians and Civil Society Appeal on Iran and Nuclear Weapons issued

February 7, 2006
Statement

“Hiroshima Appeal” adopted at the 6th General Conference of Mayors for Peace Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings

August 6, 2005
Open Letter

Open Letter to the President of the 2005 NPT Review Conference released

May 27, 2005
Speech

Speeches at the 2005 NPT Review Conference by Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) and President (in Japanese)

May 4, 2005 [New York, US]
Letter of Request

Letter of Request calling for playing an active, leading role at the 2005 NPT Review Conference submitted to the Japanese Government and embassies of the nuclear-weapon states

February 18, 2005
Statement

“Resolution on the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons” adopted at the 6th Executive Conference of Mayors for Peace

October 18, 2003
Statement

Statement about Iraq problem sent to the US, Iraq and UN

March 7, 2003
Statement

“Resolution to Promote the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons” adopted at the 5th Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

September 1, 2000
Speech

Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki)’s speech and President’s appeal at the 2000 NPT Review Conference

May 3, 2000 [New York, US]
Statement

The Hague Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity held co-sponsored with the International Association of Peace Messenger Cities, and “Resolution on the Bombing of Yugoslavia” adopted

May 14, 1999 [The Hague, Netherlands (22 cities in 12 countries, 45 NGOs represented)]
Speech

President and Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) attended the Hague Appeal for Peace 1999 and appealed for the abolition of nuclear weapons

May 1999 [The Hague, Netherlands]
Statement

“Hiroshima-Nagasaki Appeal” adopted at the 4th World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

August 9, 1997
Statement

“Resolution to Seek the Halting of Nuclear Testing and the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons” adopted at Asia and Pacific Regional Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

June 30, 1995
Statement

“Hiroshima-Nagasaki Appeal” adopted at the 3rd World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

August 9, 1993
Speech

President and Vice President (Mayor of Nagasaki) attended the UN NGO Special Session Devoted to Disarmament and appealed for the total elimination of nuclear weapons and lasting world peace
– President’s speech

April 20, 1993 [New York, US]
Statement

“Letter of Request to hold 4th UN Special Session on Disarmament” adopted at the 3rd Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

October 16, 1991
Statement

“Sacramento Resolution of the 3rd Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity” adopted at the 3rd Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

October 16, 1991
Statement

“Nagasaki Appeal” adopted at the 2nd World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

August 9, 1989
Statement

“Hiroshima Appeal” adopted at the 2nd World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

August 6, 1989
Statement

“Appeal form the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity” adopted at the 2nd Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity *Submitted to the SSOD-III

April 26, 1988
Statement

“Resolution of the Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity” adopted at the 1st Executive Conference of the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity (in Japanese)

May 28, 1987
Statement

“Hiroshima Appeal” adopted at the 1st World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity

August 6, 1985
Speech

At the 2nd UN Special Session on Disarmament, Mayor Takeshi Araki of Hiroshima called for cities throughout the world to transcend national borders and join in solidarity to work together to press for nuclear abolition
– Mayor of Hiroshima’s speech
– Mayor of Nagasaki’s speech

June 24, 1982 [New York, US]