Peace and Disarmament Lecture in Hiroshima
On May 8, the 188th lecture in the Hiroshima Study Lecture Series for Peace was held at the Hiroshima Ikeda Peace Memorial Hall in Japan. International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Head of Delegation in Japan Jordi Raich delivered the lecture, stressing the significant role of the upcoming G7 Hiroshima Summit in promoting nuclear disarmament. On May 9, Mr. Raich attended the opening ceremony of a new exhibition, jointly created by the ICRC and the SGI (Soka Gakkai International), at the same venue. The exhibition introduces ICRC’s humanitarian efforts and support of nuclear abolition and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s approach to nuclear abolition.