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NEW YORK STATE STANDARDS SOCIAL STUDIES FRAMEWORK, PRACTICES AND DISARMAMENT EDUCATION PRIMARY SOURCES new

Curriculum resources for The Hiroshima And Nagasaki: Creating Curriculum Workshop
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IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA new

As the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki approaches, several people have asked Setsuko Thurlow to share her thoughts about those days in 1945, when our world changed forever.
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The Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons held in December of 2014 changed the face of the global movement to ban nuclear weapons.  Two important documents from that conference explain the medical, environmental, legal and ethical dimensions of nuclear weapons and why the International Committee of the Red Cross has come to the decision that the only way they can deal with a nuclear detonation is to make certain that they are neither created nor deployed.

THE AUSTRIAN PLEDGE

At the third International Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, hosted by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna in December, 2014, Austria pledged to provide leadership in the global movement to ban nuclear weapons.
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 THE CHAIR’S SUMMARY

The Chair’s Summary provides an excellent framework for studying the global impact of nuclear weapons. DOWNLOAD PDF >>

FILLING THE GAP

Filling the Gap – Report on the Third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons by  Reaching Critical Will DOWNLOAD PDF >>

VIENNA CONFERENCE

Vienna Conference vigorously advances efforts to ban nuclear weapons.  An excellent article for activists. READ MORE >>

ATOMIC BOMBINGS POSTER EXHIBITION

Register for free downloads of posters of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. To download the posters, a user name and password are required. Since the pictures are protected by copyright, the website is password-protected. The password will be provided for schools which submit the application form to Mayors for Peace Secretariat. Mayors for Peace appreciates your understanding. READ MORE >>

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSS

“Putting Hiroshima’s Experience into Action for the Future” April 30, 2014. An important declaration on morality and nuclear abolition. DOWNLOAD PDF >>