We Remember: 75 Years Since the Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Ploughshares Featured, News, Nuclear Weapons

When: 2:00 p.m.– 3:30 p.m. EDT. Thursday, August 6

Please join us for a virtual event on this solemn anniversary as we honour the victims and consider new ways to help rid the world of nuclear weapons. Hosted by The Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

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Featured Speakers

Setsuko Thurlow O.C. Hiroshima survivor; co-acceptor of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize (on behalf of ICAN)

The Honourable Douglas Roche, O.C. Former Senator and Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament

Alain Dondainaz  Head of Mission to Canada of the the International Committee of the Red Cross

Peggy Mason Former Canadian Ambassador for Disarmament and current President of the Rideau Institute

Ray Acheson Director, Reaching Critical Will, the disarmament programme of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

Cesar Jaramillo Executive Director, Project Ploughshares

Michel Duguay Nuclear physicist, Professor at Laval University and former Coordinator, Let’s Move Quebec Out of Nuclear movement

Moderator: Earl Turcotte Chair, The Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons