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The Mayor of Hiroshima delivers a lecture at Hiroshima City University

On Wednesday, January 26, 2011, Mayor Akiba visited Hiroshima City University and gave a lecture as a guest lecturer for the series "Hiroshima Logic", in which experts in various fields from Hiroshima including history, public administration, economics, industry and culture are invited to give a lecture. This course has been recognized as a Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Study Course. The mayor gave a lecture on Hiroshima's role toward the abolition of nuclear weapons in front of about 200 students.

In his lecture, he stressed the significance of conveying the A-bomb experiences to realize a peaceful world without nuclear weapons. He also mentioned the efforts of Mayors for Peace, over which he presides, indicating a roadmap to the total abolition of nuclear weapons through global inter-city solidarity. He called for each student's joint effort to achieve a nuclear-weapon-free world.


Lecture at Hiroshima City University


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