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ICBUW's 2009 International Day of Action in Japan

A summary of events organised by ICBUW's Japanese member organisations to mark the 2009 International Day of Action Against DU.
16 October 2009 - ICBUW

ICBUW-Japan

Osaka
Symposium: Toward Banning Inhuman Weapons: From Cluster Munitions to Uranium Weapons
Time: Nov 15th, 14:00-17:00

Venue: EL-Osaka
Speakers:
Motoko Mekata (JCBL Steering Committee/Professor, Chuoh Univ.)
Akihito Hayashi (JCBL Steering Committee)
Naomi Toyoda (photo journalist)
Katsumi Furitsu (ICBUW Steering Committee)
Organisers: ICBUW-Japan/Kansai, JCBL

In addition to Street actions (Nov 15th, 12:00-13:00, south of the Osaka Station), a Photo-exhibition by Naomi Toyoda will be held at Osaka Municipal Center for Life-long Learning, Nov 11th - Nov 16th (see the information below)

Tokyo
Gathering: The 6th International Action Day in Tokyo
Time: Nov 20th, 19:00 - 21:00

Venue: Tokyo Gakuin
Organizer: Citizens' Network to Ban Uranium Weapons
Speakers:
Nobuo Kazashi: (ICBUW Steering Committee/Professor, Kobe Univ.)
Naomi Toyoda (photo-Journalist)
Maki Sato (Secretary-General, JIM-NET=Japan Iraq Medical Network)

Fukuoka
Time: Nov 28th, 14:00 - 16:30

Venue: Cathedral Daimyo-machi Catholic Church
Organizer: Ban Nuclear-Uranium Weapons Campaign-Fukuoka, etc.
Speaker:
Nobuo Kazashi (ICBUW Steering Committee)
Lecture Title: Ban DU Next!: Challenges of ICBUW

Other related activities
Candle Message: "NUCLEAR FREE NOW"
Time: Oct. 17, 17:30-19:00

Venue: Plaza by the A-Bomb Dome, Hiroshima.
Organizer: Nuclear Abolition 10/09 Hiroshima Executive Committee

Gathering by Youth and Women for Peace
Lecture by Haruko Moritaki (ICBUW Steering Committee): "The Reality of Damages by Nuclear and DU Weapons: Toward their Abolition"
Time: Oct. 21, 18:15-20:00

Venue: Local Industry Promotion Center, Kanazawa City
Organiser: Ishikawa Pefecture Peace Action Center: Youth and Women Group

Gathering at the University Fest at Nara Women's University
Talk by Haruko Moritaki (ICBUW Steering Committee) "The Reality of Damages by Nuclear and DU Weapons: Toward their Abolition"
Time: Nov. 1st 13:00-15:00

Venue: Nara Women's University
Organizer: Ishikawa Pefecture Peace Action Center: Youth and Women Group

Talk to students by Naomi Toyoda
"What I Saw as a Photo-Journalist: Iraq, Palestine, Sumatra...."
Time: Nov 4th 17:30-19:00

Venue: B351, Faculty of Letters, Kobe University
Organizer: Innovative Ethics Research Group, etc.

Photo-Exhibition on the damage caused by DU
Period: for several days around Nov 3rd

Venue: Hadano City Culture Hall
Organnizer: Peace Constitution Ariticle 9-Hadano
Photos provided by NO DU Hiroshima Project

Photo-exhibition by Naomi Toyoda: War in Iraq and DU weapons – the lasting suffering of the victims.
Period: Nov 11th - Nov 16th. 9:30-21:30 (on 14, 15, 16th: 9:30-17:00)

Venue: Osaka Municipal Center for Life-long Learning
Organizer: ICBUW-Japan/Kansai

Photo-Exhibition on the damage caused by DU and on ICBUW's Campaign
Time: Nov 15th 10:00\17:00

Venue: Hiroshima International Conference Hall
Organnizer: "International Exchange Day" Committee
Photos provided by NO DU Hiroshima Project

For more information on any of these events, please contact: info@nodu-hiroshima.org

Notes:

http://www.nodu-hiroshima.org/en/