UNGA First Committee Side Event

IMG_1836On Friday 16 October 2015 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 presented the work and outcome of the Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition, which was held from 28 to 30 August in Hiroshima, Japan.

Speakers at the event were:

  • Thomas Markram, Director and Deputy to the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs
  • Vugar Allahverdiev, Programme Officer, Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
  • Erin Hunt, Program Coordinator, Mines Action Canada
  • Matt de Vlieger, Coordinator, United for Peace and Justice

For a more detailed report, see: http://www.un.org/disarmament/update/20151020/