"Global Forum on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education"
Organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan
and United Nations University
As of February, 2011
On 17th -18th March 2011, the Government of Japan and the United Nations University will jointly hold an international conference, "Global Forum on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education" in Nagasaki City.
-Sharing the recognition of the importance of disarmament and non-proliferation education among states, organizations, research institutions and civil society (including NGOs).
-Strengthening cooperation among relevant actors in promoting disarmament and non-proliferation education.
The Forum will provide a venue for participants from Japan and abroad to engage in active and constructive discussions on various themes such as nuclear weapons, conventional arms including land mines, small arms, light weapons, cluster munitions and the measures to strengthen corporation between governments and civil society.
※By utilizing the new communication tools such as the social networking site Facebook, the video-sharing site YouTube, and the micro-blogging site Twitter, it is expected these tools will enable the forum to communicate its messages effectively not only to visitors, but also to other than wide-ranging audiences and these messages will be utilized in various occasion for disarmament and non-proliferation education.
Organizers and Other sponsors
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan,
United Nations University
Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture
Date and Venue
Wednesday 17 March, 2011
9:30 - 18:00
Thursday 18 March, 2011
9:30 - 17:00
Morning: opening session
Afternoon: nuclear weapons session, Conventional weapons session
Morning: session on the aspect of education
Afternoon: Interactive program, Summary session
Venue: Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Nagasaki City (map)
English-Japanese simultaneous interpretation available Admission free
Official Blog Site
Registration & Inquiries regarding the Forum
For inquiries, please contact Peace Promotion Section,
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Nagasaki Municipal Government.
Further information about the forum will be also updated in the official blog site.
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