Religions for Peace (Japan) has a special project division which continues to work for the abolition of nuclear weapons. There will be a virtual seminar on halting nuclear dependency, online, on September 12.
This symposium will feature guest speakers from Japan and the United States of America as keynote addresses, and panel presentations/discussion focus on the main theme of the symposium,”The Role of Civil Society in Japan and the U.S. from the Perspective of Religious Leaders”
〜The Role of Civil Society in Japan and the U.S. from the Perspective of Religious Leaders〜
Ms. Kieko Nakamura
Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University （RECNA)
She holds a B.A. in International Studies from California State University, Hayward, and an M.A. in International Policy Studies from Monterey Institute of International Studies. She specializes in international relations (nuclear disarmament) and was appointed to her current position with the launch of the Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University (RECNA) in April 2012.
Mr. Bruce Knotts
Director, Unitarian Universalist Office at the United Nations/ Religions for Peace USA
He joined the State Department as a U.S. diplomat in 1984. He worked closely with several UN Special Representatives and was instrumental in UN peacekeeping efforts in Sierra Leone from 2000-2003. He retired from the diplomatic service in 2007 and has been the Director of the United Nations Office of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) since2008.
Simultaneous Japanese / English interpretation available.
To register and for more information, please visit https://rfpasia.org/online-symposium-for-abolition-of-nuclear-weapons-rfp-japan
Please note:The registration page is partly in Japanese. Please refer to the supplementary information while registering.
Session: STOP NUCLEAR DEPENDENCY
Date: September 12th, 2021 (Sun)
Time: 2:00-4:30PM (JST)
Location: Online, using Zoom
Register: Here. Read the instructions on how to negotiate bi-lingual registration