"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.

Forum Objectives

-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

Other sponsor:
Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture

Date and Venue

Wednesday 17 March, 2011

9:30 - 18:00

Thursday 18 March, 2011

9:30 - 17:00


17 March
opening session
Afternoon: nuclear weapons session, Conventional weapons session

18 March
session on the aspect of education
Afternoon: Interactive program, Summary session

Venue: Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Nagasaki City (mapother site)
English-Japanese simultaneous interpretation available Admission free

Official Blog Site

http://blog.canpan.info/global-forum/other site

Registration & Inquiries regarding the Forum

For inquiries, please contact Peace Promotion Section,
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, Nagasaki Municipal Government.
(E-mail:heiwa@city.nagasaki.lg.jp ,Tel:095-844-9923/Fax:095-846-5170)
Further information about the forum will be also updated in the official blog site.

Get Acrobat Reader (Open a New Window)

Back to Index