The Mayor of Hiroshima delivers a lecture during a Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Course at Hiroshima Shudo University
On Friday, April 17, 2009, Mayor Akiba of Hiroshima visited Hiroshima Shudo University where a Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Course has been established and delivered a speech titled "The path to a peaceful world, free from nuclear weapons: The 21st century-people solving their own problems". About 80 students attended the lecture.
During the lecture, Mayor Akiba introduced the reality of the atomic bombings and the message of the A-bomb survivors, stressed the importance of efforts by citizens and cities toward the total elimination of nuclear weapons, and the significance of young people to convey the A-bomb experiences to future generations.
Lecture at Hiroshima Shudo University