Exhibition “Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons”


Sponsors/ Partner

United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), UN Office at Geneva, City of Hiroshima, City of Nagasaki

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan


1st floor entrance hall of E Building, Palais des Nations, Geneva (Note: prior authorization is necessary to access UN property)


8 exhibits from Nagasaki (including the Statue of Angel at Urakami Cathedral)
5 exhibits from Hiroshima (including deformed glass bottles)
11 panels

Opening Ceremony

On 11 November 2011, at the opening ceremony of the exhibition, “Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons”, speeches were delivered by the Director-General of UNOG (Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev), Disarmament Ambassador of Japan (Mr. Mari Amano), the Mayor of Hiroshima (Mr. Kazumi Matsui), the Mayor of Nagasaki (Mr. Tomihisa Taue), a Special Communicator for a World Without Nuclear Weapons (Ms. Shigemi Fukabori), and three Nagasaki High School Peace Messengers.