Monthly Archives: August 2006

Conference Opening Ceremony

Thursday, August 31, 2006 Hiroshima, Japan – The opening ceremony for the global conference “Building a Sustainable Peace” took place at the Hiroshima Art Museum earlier today. Tadatoshi Akiba, Mayor of Hiroshima, Lehman’s President Ricardo R. Fernández and Sorosh Roshan, President of the International Health Awareness Network, welcomed dozens of attendees and participants coming from […]

Keynote Speakers

The roster of keynote speakers includes two Nobel Peace Laureates —Shirin Ebadi of Iran and Jody Williams of the United States—as well as U.N. Under-Secretary -General Anwarul K. Chowdhury of Bangladesh, Mitsuko Horiuchi of Japan, who is the former regional director for Asia Pacific of the International Labor Organization, and former Minister of Political Affairs […]

Welcome to the official blog site for the ‘Building a Just and Sustainable Peace’ conference in Hiroshima, Japan, co-sponsored by Lehman College

Three 2006 Lehman College graduates and one current student have been selected to attend a global conference in Hiroshima, Japan from August 31 to September 3 entitled “Building a Just and Sustainable Peace.” Lehman College has joined with a coalition of international institutions and organizations to sponsor this conference, which seeks to galvanize support for […]