Making Waves is a speaking tour featuring nuclear survivors from Japan and Australia, travelling aboard Peace Boat’s voyage to Australia from 24 January – 6 February 2018.
Making Waves will explore:
- The devastating humanitarian consequences of the use and testing of nuclear weapons, particularly on Indigenous people.
- The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
- The role of Japanese and Australian civil society in building momentum for their Governments to reject nuclear weapons and join the treaty.
- The impact of Australian uranium exports on the people of Fukushima in the wake of the 2011 nuclear disaster.
- Miyake Nobuo, survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945
- Terumi Tanaka, survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945
- Hasegawa Hanako and Hasegawa Kenichi, former dairy farmers evacuated from Itate village, Fukushima
- Karina Lester, Yankunytjatjara-Anangu second-generation nuclear test survivor
- Scott Ludlam, former federal Senator and ICAN Ambassador
- Akira Kawasaki, Peace Boat Executive Committee
- Gem Romuld, Outreach Coordinator, ICAN Australia
Read about the speaking tour here.
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