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Fostering a New Culture for Living: The International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace was first established in 1981 by the 36th session of the United Nations General Assembly, as an effort to promote a “specific time to concentrate the efforts of the United Nations and its member states, … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park: A Haunting Message Concerning the Survival of Humankind

  On August 6, 1945, three B-29 aircraft made their way over the Japanese port city of Hiroshima, dropping an atomic weapon named “Little Boy” that lethally claimed between 90,000 and 166,000 lives. Three days later, a second explosion codenamed “Fat … Continue reading

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