Please tell me about the international conferences that help to promote peace.
What are the main international conferences that help to protect peace?
Are conferences to protect the environment also peace conferences?

Many groups hold conferences for peace, but the ones that Hiroshima is most involved with are the World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity and the Pugwash Conference, which has won a Nobel Peace Prize.

The World Conference of Mayors for Peace through Inter-city Solidarity is explained in detail at the Hiroshima Peace Site. Please go to that site and click on the name of that conference.

http://www.mayorsforpeace.org/


The Pugwash Conference is an international peace conference of scientists. It was founded in an attempt to prevent nuclear war, to facilitate the peaceful resolution of international conflict, and to follow the Russell-Einstein Manifesto (1955), a document that called for a world without war. Pugwash meets once or twice a year in various places around the world. In 1995, its activities were recognized with the Nobel Peace Prize, awarded to the conference and its leader Joseph Rotblat.

Peace is a term that has an extremely broad meaning in actual usage. At conferences to protect the environment the participants often discuss ways to fight poverty or control population. Perhaps when they take up global problems and discuss what human beings have to do to live better lives, environmental protection conferences can correctly be considered peace conferences, in the broad sense.


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