On April 29, 2014, Peace Boat and Hibakusha Stories hosted Hibakusha Testimony: The Humanitarian Voice in the Global Movement to Abolish Nuclear Weapons at the UN. Peace Boat’s Emilie McGlone facilitated. Speakers included Ambassador Carlos Enrique Garcia Gonzalez, Clifton Daniel, Reiko Yamada, students from Nagasaki University’s RECNA (Research Center for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons), Akira Kawasaki and Kathleen Sullivan.

In May of 2013 Reiko Yamada and Jong-keun Lee spoke to interns and guides at UN Headquarters in New York. They then toured the disarmament exhibit, a permanent feature of the United Nations.

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