- UNITAR invites you to “Hiroshima G7: Voice of the Youth” on 17 April 2023 at 4:30-6 p.m. JST.
- Seven youth from the G7 countries who are currently based in Hiroshima will share their experiences in Hiroshima and discuss their role in promoting global peace.
- The youth panel discussion will be held at Hiroshima International Conference Center, Dahlia Room, Basement 2. This is an in-person event only.
28 March 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Ahead of the 2023 G7 Summit in May, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) will host a youth panel “Hiroshima G7: Voice of the Youth”. Seven youths living in Hiroshima, one from each G7 country, will share their experiences in the city and discuss Hiroshima’s role in promoting global peace. This event will be co-organized with UNITAR Association.
The panellists, from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, will talk about Hiroshima's contribution to promote peace, what organizations, companies and individuals can do to further global peace, and how youth can make an impact on the world around them.
The panellists of the Voice of the Youth are:
- Adeline Le Mette, artist and art gallery director (France)
- Arnaldo Andrea Angiulli, PhD candidate, Hiroshima University (Italy)
- Brady Anderson, assistant language teacher (Canada)
- Daisy Whitby, Hiroshima University administrator and peace activist (UK)
- Issa Souther, student, Takeda High School (US)
- Luca Denser, translator (Germany)
- Niho Ishibashi, student, Eikei University (Japan)
Venue: Hiroshima International Conference Center, Dahlia Room, B2 (in-person event only)
Time: 4:30 p.m. JST (doors open at 4 p.m.)
Language: Japanese with simultaneous interpretation of English
Register by 10 April 2022, 6 p.m. JST: https://forms.gle/uqVnfgdVqzxWFNNJ9
For more inquiries, email email@example.com.
Nikhil Seth, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNITAR Executive Director Director, will offer opening remarks. The panel will be moderated by AJ Koikoi, UNITAR Division for Prosperity Training Officer.
The involvement of youth is critical to promoting messages of peace and building upon Hiroshima’s legacy. UNITAR seeks to amplify the voices of youth.
This event is supported by the Government and People of Japan, Hiroshima Prefecture, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Tourism Association, Mayor for Peace, Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, Citizens Council for the Hiroshima Summit, Junior Chamber International Hiroshima, with additional help from G7/G20 Youth Japan, Hiroshima-Canada-Association, Hiroshima-Italy-Association.
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a dedicated training arm of the United Nations. In 2021, UNITAR trained 370,139 learners around the world to support their actions for a better future. In addition to our headquarters in Geneva, we have offices in Hiroshima, New York, Bonn and various networks around the world.
One of the eight divisions of UNITAR, the Division for Prosperity, based in the Hiroshima Office and Geneva Headquarters, seeks to shape an inclusive, sustainable and prosperous world. World-class learning and knowledge-sharing services on entrepreneurship, leadership, finance and trade, digital technologies, and nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation are offered. We empower individuals from developing countries – especially women and young people – to address inequalities. Our alumni are making a difference in least-developed countries, countries emerging from conflict, and small-island developing states.