75th Commemorative Remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Introducing the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Accord | parliamentofreligions.org

75th Commemorative Remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Introducing the Hiroshima/Nagasaki Accord

Nuclear Weapons, Disarmament, Hiroshima/Nagasaki Accord

Hosted in partnership by the Parliament of the World’s Religions, the Charter for Compassion, Religions for Peace, and United Religions Initiative (URI), this historic broadcast features the participation of notable global nuclear experts like former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev, former US Secretary of State George Shultz, and others, including: Kazumi Matsui, Mayor of Hiroshima; Tomihisa Taue, Mayor of Nagasaki; former US Senator Sam Nunn; Mohamed Elbaradei, former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Noble Laureate; and Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization; Leona Morgan, Coordinator with the Eastern Navajo Diné Against Uranium Mining; Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), and Kehkashan Basu, President and Founder of Green Hope Foundation.

Viewers will also hear the important role which religious and faith communities have in the ethical, spiritual and moral dimensions on nuclear weapons abolition, as shared by Audrey Kitagawa, Chair of the Parliament of the World’s Religions; Marilyn Turkovich, Executive Director of the Charter for Compassion; Dr. Azza Karam, Secretary General of Religions for Peace; Victor Kazanjian, Executive Director of URI; and Bishop William Swing, Founder/President of URI.

Learn more about the work of the Parliament and our work on nuclear disarmament at parliamentofreligions.org/nuclear