2001 World Conference against A & H Bombs
 

Main Theme:
Nuclear Weapons States Must Make Good on Their Promise to Abolish Nuclear Weapons:
International Cooperation and Solidarity Will Ensure the Future of the World

Sub Themes:
(1) Abolition of Nuclear Weapons Without Delay
(2) Prevention of Bringing-in of Nuclear Weapons in Foreign Territories Expansion of Nuclear Weapons-Free Zones Worldwide
(3) Support of and Solidarity with the Hibakusha and the World Nuclear Victims




Table of Contents

International Meeting (Aug. 3-5, Hiroshima)
  Opening Session
  Plenary Session I: (1) Abolition of Nuclear Weapons Without Delay
  Plenary Session II: (2) Prevention of Bringing-in of Nuclear Weapons in Foreign Territories Expansion of Nuclear Weapons-Free Zones Worldwide
  Plenary Session III: (3) Support of and Solidarity with the Hibakusha and the World Nuclear Victims
  Closing Session

2001 World Conference against A & H Bombs - Hiroshima  (Aug. 6)

2001 World Conference against A & H Bombs Nagasaki (Aug. 7-9)
  Opening Plenary
  Panel Discussion of the Representatives of National Governments
  Closing Plenary


International Meeting (Aug. 3-5, Hiroshima)

Opening Session
Address of the Organizer by Sekiya Ayako, Committee of Chairpersons

Reports of Hibakusha
  Tanaka Terumi, Japan Confederation of A and H Bomb Sufferes Organizations (Nihon Hidankyo)
  Kwak Kwi Hoon, Plaintiff, Hibakusha Aid Law Lawsuit, Republic of Korea
 

Plenary Session I
Sub-Theme 1: Abolition of Nuclear Weapons Without Delay

  Alyn Ware, Committee on Nuclear Policy, NZ/ NZ Representative to NPT Review Conference
  Jackie Cabasso, Abolition 2000/ Western States Legal Foundation, USA
  Jean Lambert, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, UK/ Member of the European Parliament, (Green Party)
  Niu Qiang, Chinese People's Association for Peace and Disarmament
  Joseph Gerson, American Friends Service Committee
  Anzai Ikuro, Ritsumeikan University, Japan
  Ogata Yasuo, Member of House of Councillors of Japan/Director of International Bureau, Japanese Communist Party

  Gerald O'Brien, Peace Council of Aotearoa-New Zealand
  Ellen Thomas, Proposition One, USA
  Vietnam Peace Committee
  Ole Kopreitan, No to Nuclear Weapons, Norway
  Pierre Villard, French Peace Movement, France
  Phyllis Creighton, Science for Peace/Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
  Doug Brown, Burlington Association for Nuclear Disarmament, Canada
  Russell Z. Springer, Newton Teachers' Association, USA
  Michael Hovey, NGO Committee on Disarmament (NY)
  Sally Light, Nevada Desert Experience, USA
  Romesh Chandra, World Peace Council
  Horie Yuri, Women's International Democratic Federation
  Saito Kazuyoshi, International Association of Democratic Lawyers
 

Plenary Session II
Sub-theme 2: Prevention of Bringing-in of Nuclear Weapons in Foreign Territories; Expansion of Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones Globally:

   Corazon Fabros, Nuclear-Free Philippines Coalition
   Lee Yujin, Green Korea United
   Sri Raman, Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace, India
   Ken Wyatt, International Nuclear-Free Zone Local Authorities
   Kajimoto Shushi, Hyogo Council against A & H Bombs (Hyogo Gensuikyo)
   Yoshizawa  Hiroaki, Okinawa Council against A & H Bombs (Okinawa Gensuikyo)

   John M. Itty, Christian Peace Conference - India
   M.A. Baby, Communist Party of India (Marxist)
   Bounsy Vonephoumy, Central Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organization, Laos
   Shiva Shrestha, Save the World, Nepal
   Hanna Harborow, Pacific Concerns Resource Center
   Vivek Mohan Rao,Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU)
   Kalpana Khan Mondal, Science for Society, India
 

Plenary Session III
Sub-theme 3: Support and Solidarity for the Hibakusha and World Nuclear Victims

  Abacca Anjain-Maddison, Rongelap, Marshall Islands
  Eldon Note, Bikini, Marshall Islands
  Tom Bailie, Hanford Downwinder, USA
  Maidan Abishev, International Anti-nuclear Movement "Nevada-Semey", Kazakhstan
  Milya Kabirova, "Aigul", Chelyabinsk Nuclear Victim Organization, Russia
  Kaneko Kazushi, Hiroshima Federation of A-Bomb Victims
  Umeda Shoichi, Shizuoka Council against A & H Bombs (Shizuoka Gensuikyo)

  Zhenisgul Konarova, Public Fund - International Alliance of Women & Children "Samal-Samantha-Sadako", Kazakhstan
  Tatiana Mukhamediarova, "Aigul", Chelyabinsk Nuclear Victim Organization, Russia
  Russell Z. Springer, Newton Teachers Association, USA
  Philip White, Australia
 

Closing Session

Greetings by  Peter Weiss, International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA)

Reports from workshops
   Workshop 1
   Workshop 2
   Workshop 3

Declaration of the International Meeting

Statement on problems relating to Japanese History Textbook and Prime Minister's Yasukuni Shrine Visit
 

2001 World Conference against A & H Bombs - Hiroshima  (Aug. 6, Hiroshima)

Hiroshima Appeal (translation's coming soon)
 

2001 World Conference against A & H Bombs Nagasaki

Opening Plenary (Aug. 7)

Greetings of Solidarity
  Yamaguchi Senji, Japan Confederation of A and H Bomb Sufferers Organizations (Nihon Hidankyo)

Addresses by Government Representatives
  Hasmy Agam, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations
  Jamil Majid, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan
  Karamchund Mackerdhuj, Ambassador of South Africa to Japan
    ---Massage from the Honourable Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki, President of the Republic of South Africa
  Andrew Hama Mtetwa, Ambassador of Zimbabwe to Japan
 

Panel Discussion of the Representatives of National Governments (Aug. 8)
  Hasmy Agam, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations
  Jamil Majid, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan
  Karamchund Mackerdhuj, Ambassador of South Africa to Japan
  Andrew Hama Mtetwa, Ambassador of Zimbabwe to Japan
 

Closing Plenary (Aug. 9)

Nagasaki Resolution (translation's coming soon)

Letter to the United Nations and the Member State Governments

Addresses by Overseas Delegates
  Corazon Fabros, Nuclear-Free Philippines Coalition
  Tom Bailie, Hanford Downwinder, USA
  Jean Lambert, Canpaign for Nuclear Disarmament/ Green Party Member of European Parliament, UK
  Phyllis Creighton, Science for Peace/ Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Canada
  Michael Hovey, NGO Committee on Disarmament - New York