Seventy-five years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the anti-nuclear movement is taking big steps toward abolition. To achieve a world free of nuclear weapons we need to look at the root causes of why our society continues to embrace these forms of violence. [continue reading…]
Hiroshima marks the 75th anniversary of the first atomic bombing on August 6. While the coronavirus has slowed peace tourism to this “City of Peace,” Hiroshima peace educators are finding creative ways to bring their message of nuclear disarmament online. [continue reading…]
CND Peace Education is encouraging people to fold peace cranes ahead of Hiroshima Day (Aug 6) and Nagasaki Day (Aug 9). In this video, viewers can learn how to create an origami crane and also the inspirational story of Sadako Sasaki who survived the bomb which fell on Hiroshima, and how she made the peace crane a global symbol of peace.
“Thinking about how the world might be and envisioning a society characterized by justice are the essence of conceptualizing the conditions that comprise positive peace. If we are to educate for peace, both teachers and students need to have some notion of the transformed world we are educating for.” – Betty Reardon [continue reading…]