First Committee Side Event on Generation of Change: Encouraging Youth Action for Nuclear Abolition organised by Soka Gakkai International and Japan

20th October 2015

On Friday 16 October the Permanent Mission of Japan hosted a side event in coordination with the Steering Committee for the International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition called: “Generation of Change: Encouraging Youth Action for Nuclear Abolition.” The event, chaired by Anna Ikeda of Soka Gakkai International, presented the work and outcome of the Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition, which was held from 28 to 30 August in Hiroshima, Japan. The Summit brought together 30 youth leaders from 23 countries, to share strategies on youth participation and engagement in the push towards the elimination of nuclear weapons. Read more here. [source: UNODA]