CULTIVATING FRIENDSHIP: HIROSHIMA SPREADS PEACE WORLDWIDE

sapling from Hiroshima A-bomb survivor Gingko treeOn May 2, Kazumi Matsui, Mayor of Hiroshima, along with Nikhil Seth, Executive Director of the UN Institute for Training & Research (UNITAR), presented to the United Nations Office at Geneva a sapling from an A-bomb Survivor Gingko tree in Hiroshima. In the fall the sapling will be planted by the UN Secretary-General in the Ariana Park of the Palais des Nations in Geneva as part of the Green Legacy Hiroshima Initiative. Jointly sponsored by UNITAR and the NGO Asian Network of Trust-Hiroshima, the initiative aims to safeguard and spread worldwide the seeds and saplings of Hiroshima’s A-bomb Survivor trees.

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  1. Wonderful news! A sign of Hope!

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