I send this message to you as a representative of the citizens of Nagasaki on the occasion of the International Peace and Humanity Day 2022. I extend my deep respect and gratitude to San Diego-WISH, the organizers of this event, for your continued efforts to promote peace and harmony among all people, cultures and nations. I commend you for your efforts toward expanding mutual understanding and respect among all peop
Dear Friends of San Diego-WISH and Global Citizens, As Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture, I am sending this message to all of you from Hiroshima as the world is watching Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony. I would like to emphasize the importance of learning and remembering the history of Hiroshima and Nagasaki from 77 years ago, so as not to ever repeat the nuclear tragedy. At the same time, I would also like all peop
Message from the Mayor of Hiroshima It is both my honor and pleasure to send this message on the occasion of the International Peace and Humanity Day 2022 Seventy-seven years ago, a single atomic bomb instantly reduced our city to a scorched plain, bringing cruel death to countless innocent victims and leaving those who managed to survive with profound lifelong physical and emotional trauma due to radiation, fear of
Gabriela Rincon, from Tijuana, Mexico, is a junior in the International Relations Major at the Autonomous University of Baja California. As the Youth Ambassador for Peace of the 2015 International Peace & Humanity Day, Gabriela presented a message for peace. She addressed the the massive costs of history’s violence and warfare and the need for our attention as species to focus towards peace. Gabriela’
Adam Khan (age 9) from London, United Kingdom, is an American, British, and Australian citizen with Indian and Pakistani heritage. As an incoming 5th grader at the King’s College Junior School in Wimbledon, he received the highest honor for his WWII history project and continued on to published a book containing interviews with WWII veterans and survivors. Adam, as the Child Ambassador for Peace of this year
San Diego-WISH is pleased to announce our first Peace & Humanity Day Art Contest. Following the guidelines below, artists may submit their peace symbol artwork. One winning symbol will be used as our symbol of peace for our 2015 events. The winning artist will receive an award at our events in August 2014. Please see the rules & guidelines below (click to enlarge):
Planning for Peace & Humanity Day 2013 is already underway! An official announcement will be made once we have confirmed the dates and details but our events will take place with a similar schedule and the same venues as 2012. Look for P&H Day in August 2013 in San Diego, CA.