Hiroshima Round Table 2021 Public Webinar
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Hiroshima Round Table 2021 Public Webinar


Every year, Hiroshima Prefecture/HOPe organizes the Hiroshima Round Table, inviting the world’s most prominent scholars and researchers in the nuclear and security spheres to discuss and advocate on nuclear disarmament and arms control in East Asia.

This year, as part of the Round Table 2021, HOPe will be holding a public webinar: “Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and Hiroshima Prefecture’s Joint Research Report ‘NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT'”.

Applying to the Round Table is free. Our own Gareth Evans, former Chair of APLN and former Foreign Minister of Australia, will be attending. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the most up-to-date information on nuclear disarmament and security policies!


[Event Overview]
1. Date/Time
December 22 (Wed), 2021, 16:00 – 17:30 (JST)

2. Format
Online (Zoom Webinar)

3. Theme
New Technologies and Nuclear Disarmament (Since signing a partnership agreement in 2017, SIPRI and Hiroshima Prefecture have annually conducted joint research on nuclear disarmament. The findings of last year’s research will be presented at the Round Table 2021.)

4. Speaker
Dr. Tytti Erasto (Senior Researcher, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI))

5. Moderator
Prof. Kiichi FUJIWARA (Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo)

6. Language

*(Japanese-English real-time translation will be provided by a smartphone application)
*(Japanese sign language interpretation will be provided in the Zoom Webinar)

7. Application Fee

8. Capacity
Max. 200 viewers (First-come-first-serve application basis)

9. Application Deadline
December 17, 2021 (Fri) 17:00 (JST)

10. How to Apply
Please apply through the following website https://hiroshimaforpeace.com/en/roundtable2021-webinar/
(After confirming your application, you will be emailed the Zoom link by the day before the event.)


Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace (HOPe) (Peace Promotion Project Team, Hiroshima Prefectural Government)
Tel: +81-(0)82-513-2368
Email: chiheiwa@pref.hiroshima.lg.jp

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