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Atomic-bombed Hiroshima's New Role in Contributing to Peace

“Hiroshima for Global Peace”Plan

"Hiroshima for Global Peace" Plan

As an area destroyed by the first atomic bombing in human history and subsequently reconstructed from its ashes, Hiroshima has compiled a new plan outlining the roles that it should play in the nuclear weapons abolition process and worldwide reconstruction/peacebuilding efforts, for the realization of world peace.

Resources Related To Hiroshima's Peace Contribution Activities

Peace Arch Hiroshima Peace Arch Hiroshima
By hosting the 'World Peace Concert "HIROSHIMA" 2013', Hiroshima will send its message of peace to the world through the universal language of music.

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Hiroshima Office The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Hiroshima Office
As the only UN organ in the Chugoku-Shikoku regions of Japan, UNITAR conducts human resources development for peace.

Japan International Cooperation Agency Chugoku International Center (JICA Chugoku) [Website in Japanese Only] Japan International Cooperation Agency Chugoku International Center (JICA Chugoku) [Website in Japanese Only]
JICA Chugoku has been conducting a variety of training courses inviting trainees from various developing countries, recruiting Overseas Cooperation Volunteers, and providing school students with opportunities for development education by dispatching lecturers and implementing participatory programmes.

Hiroshima International Center (HIC) Hiroshima International Center (HIC)
In order to widely promote international exchanges and international cooperation, the HIC was jointly established by the both the administration and private enterprises of the Prefecture.
It conducts study and training for human talent from developing countries and Japanese classes, among others activities.

Hiroshima International Council for Health Care of the Radiation Exposed (HICARE) Hiroshima International Council for Health Care of the Radiation Exposed (HICARE)
HICARE is active as the hub of an international radiation exposure treatment network. It applies the knowledge, achievements, and examination results which Hiroshima has accumulated regarding the medical treatment of irradiated persons and the damages caused by irradiation.