2004 World Conference against A & H Bombs

2004 World Conference against A & H Bombs - Hiroshima
Aug. 4-6, 2004

2004 World Conference against A & H Bombs - Hiroshima
August 4 - 6. 204

August 4. (Wed)
Opening Plenary

2:00 - 4:30 pm (Hiroshima Gymnisium)

Chairpersons:
- Eldon Note: Mayor, Bikini Atoll Local Government, MARSHALL ISLANDS
- Pham Van Chuong, Member of Board of Directors, Vietnam Peace Committee
- Amitava Nandy: Member of All India General Council, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU)
/Member of Indian Parliament
- Milya Kavirova: Chairperson, Chelyabinsk Nuclear Victims Oranigation gAigulh, RUSSIA
- Takada Kimiko: President, New Japan Womenfs Association (SHIN-FUJIN)
- Kokubun Minoru: President, National Federation of Traders and Producers Organizations
(ZEN-SHOREN)
- Hida Yutaka: President, Japan Federation of Democratic Medical Institutions (MIN-IREN)
- Ohira Yoshinobu: Hiroshima Organizing Committee

1:40 Opening with songs
- gNegaih (gI hopeh)
- gThe Blue Skyh
- gLove and Peaceh

2:00 Opening Remark
- Kumagai Kanemichi, President, National Confederation of Trade Unions (ZEN-ROREN) Appointment of Chairpersons Greeting of Solidarity:
- Tanaka Terumi: Secretary General, Japan Confederation of A & H Bomb Suffers Organizations (NIHON HIDANKYO)
- Kizu Hiromitus: Nihonzan Myohoji Temple


Messages from Heads of Governments and others (Oda Kazumi)
Introduction of representatives of national governments and peace/anti-nuclear
Organizations (Miyagaki Tsutomu)

2:25 Address of the Organizer
- Anzai Ikuro, Chairperson of the Drafting Committee/ Professor at Ritsumeikan Univ.

2:40 Speeches: Government representatives and Mayor of Hiroshima
- Mayor Akiba Tadatoshi
- Prof. Mohamed Ezzeldine Abdel-Moneim:Assistant Foreign Minister, EGYPT
- Amb. Hussein Haniff: Ambassador of Malaysia to Austria
/ Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations in Vienna
- Amb. Luis Alfonso de Alba:Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations
in Geneva

3:40 Speeches: Overseas Delegates
- Dr. Joseph Gerson:American Friends Service Committee
- Pierre Villard:Mouvement de la Paix, France
- Corazon Fabros:Secretary General, Nuclear-Free Philippines Coalition/ Chairperson,
Pacific Concerns Resource Center (PCRC)

4:00 Introduction of delegations from across Japan (Teramoto Miwako)
Peace Walk
Joint Actions for gAbolition of Nuclear Weapons Now!h

4:30 Adjournment

August 6, 2004
Closing Plenary

10:30 am - 1:00 pm (Hiroshima Gymnisium)

10:30 Opening
Minute of silence
Greetings
- Matsuura Toshiaki: President, Nihon Seinendan Youth Council
- Kimi Koishi (or gI miss youh): Manzai (Comic backchat)

10:45 Special speech
- Judge Christopher G. Weeramantory: President, International Association of Lawyers
against Nuclear Arms (IALANA)

11:50 Speeches by Overseas Delegates
- Alice Slater: President, Global Resource Action Center for the Environment
(GRACE)/ Abolition 2000

- Maynard Alfred: Senator, Marshall Islands/ Ailuk Atoll
- Koh Ji-Seon: Green Korea United
- Peter Leary: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), the UK

11:10 Songs by Ohta Maki
- Song of birds: Catalonia folk song
- Wind and flowers
- Children who know only war

11:35 Reports from local activists across Japan

12:10 Youth in action!

12:35 Proposal of actions and resolutions
- Proposal of actions by Hiroshi Taka: Representative of Steering Committee/ Secretary General of Japan Council against A & H Bombs
- Proposal of resolution by Ohgoshi Kazuro: Hiroshima Organizing Committee
- Proposal of special resolution on strengthening solidarity with hibakusha and nuclear victims in
the world by Noguchi Kunikazu: Steering committee member

12:50 Closing remark
- Himei Jiro: President, Democratic Youth League of Japan

Chairpersons:
- Eldon Note: Mayor, Bikini Atoll Local Government, MARSHALL ISLANDS
- Pham Van Chuong, Member of Board of Directors, Vietnam Peace Committee
- Amitava Nandy: Member of All India General Council, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU)/Member of Indian Parliament
- Milya Kavirova: Chairperson, Chelyabinsk Nuclear Victims Oranigation gAigulh, RUSSIA
- Takada Kimiko: President, New Japan Womenfs Association (SHIN-FUJIN)
- Kokubun Minoru: President, National Federation of Traders and Producers Organizations (ZEN-SHOREN)
- Hida Yutaka: President, Japan Federation of Democratic Medical Institutions (MIN-IREN)
- Ohira Yoshinobu: Hiroshima Organizing Committee

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