June 7, 2018

On June 5, in Rome, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda released a joint appeal titled “To the Youth of the World: An Appeal for Resilience and Hope,” calling for a new world built on justice and solidarity.

In the appeal, they stress the critical role of empowered young people in transforming history. They also mentioned the adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in 2017 as a significant advance, stating: “In pursuing the goal of a world without nuclear weapons, we must eliminate not only the threat these weapons pose, but also...

August 28, 2015

30 youth activists and experts from 23 countries gathered in Hiroshima for the International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition. Working Sessions were held on 28th and 29th including a visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

The participants also met with survivors of the atomic bombing, discussed future strategies aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons and created a “Youth Pledge” in which they call nuclear weapons a symbol of a bygone age.

The full pledge can be read and signed here.

On the last day, some 250 participants joined a wider public forum at which summit co-chairs Rick W...

September 7, 2014

SGI youth from 15 countries discussed ways forward in the challenge to abolish nuclear weapons and adopted a peace declaration which included three main pledges: (1) not to tolerate the development, testing, production, stockpiling, transfer, use or threat of use of nuclear weapons; (2) to work towards the convening of a World Youth Summit for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons in Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the earliest opportunity; and (3) to confront the mindset that justifies nuclear weapons and the sense of powerlessness that hinders progress towards.

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