Opening Assembly

Saturday, November 2, 2013
2:00 p.m.
Nagasaki City Peace Hall

Hand Bell Performance: Kwassui Junior High School & High School

Opening Declaration
Inori Kihara, Ebira Junior High School

Opening Address
Tomihisa Taue, Mayor of Nagasaki

Welcome Greetings
Houdou Nakamura, Governor of Nagasaki Prefecture

Message by an Atomic Bomb Survivor
Sanae Ikeda

Greetings by a Guest
Yasushi Noguchi, Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Division, Disarmament, Non- Proliferation and Science Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Activity Report
Nagasaki Peace Messengers and the Executive Committee of the 10,000 High School Students Signatures Campaign

Music Performance
Deux Marches, Nagasaki Peace Correspondent

Keynote Report
Masao Tomonaga, Chairman of the Organizing Committee,
Nagasaki Global Citizens' Assembly for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Ballet Performance
Kato Feeling Art Ballet

Keynote Speech
Snøfrid B. Emterud, Counsellor, The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Japan


Introductions of the "Fire of Oath"
The V-Varen Nagasaki

Prayers for Peace
Meeting of Religious Leaders

Speeches by NGO Representatives
Tae-ho Lee
Korea, Secretary General of the People's Solidarity for Participatory Democracy

Ward Wilson
USA, Senior Fellow and Director of the Rethinking Nuclear Weapons Project, British-American Security Information Council (BASIC)

Music Performance
Trombone: Ken-ichi Shibata

Speeches by NGO Representatives
Susi Snyder
The Netherlands, Program Manager of the Nuclear Disarmament, IKV Pax Christi

David Krieger
USA, President of the Nuclear Age Foundation

Sakuramachi Elementary School Chorus Club Nagasaki Boys & Girls Chorus Club NHK Nagasaki Child Chorus Club