A Five-year Challenge Beginning
In the 75th Year

 
 
The Nuclear-Free World Foundation
pursuing three objectives
and the goal: a nuclear-weapon free world.
Please give what you can

English /  Japanese

MISSION

設立の趣旨

  The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, adopted by the UN General Assembly on July 7, 2017, was a tremendous source of hope for a world free from nuclear weapons. Now that this treaty has entered into force, as of January 22, 2021, we need to expand and accelerate the disarmament movement.
  On November 24, 2019, prior to the 75th anniversary of the bombings, Pope Francis visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where he made the following unequivocal statements. “Using atomic energy in war is immoral. Even the possession of nuclear weapons is immoral…” (Hiroshima) ”…Armaments are enormously expensive. They obstruct projects that promote solidarity and social uplift…” (Nagasaki). The Holy Father went on to call for “the use of a portion of defense spending to create a global fund to assist the poor.” (Nagasaki)

  We need a fund to help radiation victims around the world offer testimonies at important times and places to persuade nuclear-armed and nuclear-dependent nations to shift their policies toward abolition. We need financial resources for medical care and assistance to uranium mine workers and those exposed to testing in the Marshall Islands, the Mururoa Atoll and elsewhere.
  Seventy-five years after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, please help us create and expand a fund for the abolition of nuclear weapons that will amplify the voices demanding a nuclear-free world.

THREE OBJECTIVES

3つの目的

Donations will support these objectives:

 
 1.Increase ratifications of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
 
 2.Support people and places around the world harmed by radiation related to nuclear weapons 
 
 3.Promote the abolition of nuclear weapons
 
 

ORGANIZING COMMITEE

運営委員

 

Tomoko Watanabe

  Executive Director
  ANT-Hiroshima

Akira Kawasaki

  International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Masao Tomonaga

  Nagasaki Global Citizens’ Assembly for Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Mitsuaki Takami

  Catholic Archbishop
  Catholic Archdiocese of Nagasaki
  Nagasaki Chapter

Mitsuru Shirahama

  Catholic Bishop
  Catholic Diocese of Hiroshima
  Hiroshima Chapter
 
 

SECRETARIAT

事務局

Hiroshima Chapter

 Hiroshima Catholic Kaikan 2F
   4-42 Nobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0016 JAPAN
   Phone: +81-82-221-6017 Fax: +81-82-221-6019
   Open hour: 9am ~ 5pm, Monday through Friday, Japan Time
   e-mail: info@nuclear-free.net
   URL: https://nuclear-free.net/en/
 

 

 

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