26th United Nations Conference on Disarmament Issues
The “International Conference in Nagasaki – Towards a World Free of Nuclear Weapons” took place in Nagasaki, Japan from 11 to 14 December. The Conference included two events, a Forum of Youth Communicators for a World without Nuclear Weapons on 11 December and the twenty-sixth United Nations Conference on Disarmament Issues from 12 to 14 December.
The United Nations Conference on Disarmament Issues was co-organized by the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific and the Government of Japan. The Conference provided a forum for candid and constructive exchanges of views on current challenges and possible solutions to key disarmament, arms control and security issues, including those at the regional level. The Conference was financed by the Government of Japan through a voluntary contribution to the Office for Disarmament Affairs.
Over fifty representatives from Governments and intergovernmental organizations, as well as research institutes, academia and non-governmental organizations participated in the Conference. The Conference was opened by Kim Won-soo, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs; Shunsuke Takei, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs; Hodo Nakamura, Governor of Nagasaki; Tomihisa Taue, Mayor of Nagasaki; and Shigeru Katamine, President of Nagasaki University. Fumio Kishida, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, delivered his video message to participants of the Conference.
For further information, please contact Yuriy Kryvonos, Director of the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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