Message of Lerry Arogante Hiterosa (International Youth Relay Peace March 2019 in Nagasaki)

I am Lerry Arogante Hiterosa, 20 years old and taking up a college course in Secondary Education. When I was 11, I joined  Samahan Ng Mamamayan-Zone One Tondo  Inc./Organization of the People -Zone One Tondo  Inc./ (SM-ZOTO), an urban poor federation with more than 30,000 members in Metro Manila.   Since then I have volunteered in various activities for the rights and welfare of the urban poor, particularly the urban poor youth. I … More Message of Lerry Arogante Hiterosa (International Youth Relay Peace March 2019 in Nagasaki)

Introduction For Lerry Arogante Hiterosa, Phils – Int’l Youth Relay Marcher for Nagasaki

INTRODUCTION FOR LERRY AROGANTE HITEROSA, SM-ZOTO, Navotas City, Philippines. He will walk through Nagasaki Prefecture from August 1-9, /019. Below is his introduction: Mr. Lerry Arogante Hiterosa, 20 years old, is one of the urban poor youth leaders trained by SM-ZOTO. He volunteered and participated in various projects and activities of SM-ZOTO.  Since 2014, Lerry has participated in the Leadership … More Introduction For Lerry Arogante Hiterosa, Phils – Int’l Youth Relay Marcher for Nagasaki

Introduction & Short Speech of Nityalila Saulo, 2019 Int’l Youth Relay Marcher of Okayama & Hiroshima

Nityalila is a Filipino singer-songwriter, environmentalist, and a peace advocate. She is a founding council member of Dakila, a non-profit organization that campaigns on different human rights issues through the arts. She will cover the last 2 legs of the Tokyo-Hiroshima Course from July 16-August 4. Prior to this, she will also participate in the … More Introduction & Short Speech of Nityalila Saulo, 2019 Int’l Youth Relay Marcher of Okayama & Hiroshima

Introduction & Message: Pedro Boyel Fenis, Jr. ‘Jhong’ from Philippines

Healthy, Cool, Calm, Peaceful Future: A Duty, A Journey Pedro Boyel. Fenis, Jr. “JHONG” will walk from June 26 to July 16, 2019 in Nara, Osaka, Hyogo Prefectures. Below is his introduction & message: +++++ I am Jhong, Pedro Boyel Fenis, Jr. A graduate of Agriculture. An agroecology advocate and practitioner, I am a peace and … More Introduction & Message: Pedro Boyel Fenis, Jr. ‘Jhong’ from Philippines

Introduction & Message of An Seul Ki of South Korea, Int’l Youth Relay Marcher Ibaraki-Tokyo, Saga-Nagasaki

An Seul Ki is a student at Dankook University/ Representative of theCivil Network for Justice in Sports – Korea. As an International Youth Relay Marcher in the 2019 National Peace March, she will march through Ibaraki, Chiba and Tokyo on the Hokkaido-Tokyo course from July 1 to 27, and also in Saga and Nagasaki from … More Introduction & Message of An Seul Ki of South Korea, Int’l Youth Relay Marcher Ibaraki-Tokyo, Saga-Nagasaki

Introduction & Message of Ando Tomomi, 2019 Int’l Youth Relay Marcher for Shiga

ANDO Tomomi is a representative of New Japan Women’s Association (Shinfujin), Shiga Chapter. She is International Youth Relay Marcher of Shiga, 2019 National Peace March. Below is her message. +++++ Last year, I joined National Peace March for the first time. The first time I participated in the World Conference against A and H Bombs was when I … More Introduction & Message of Ando Tomomi, 2019 Int’l Youth Relay Marcher for Shiga

Yei-Hsuan Huang’s Full Speech for 2019 Peace March

“Amongbobo” means “mother of flying fish” in Tao’s language, and is also well known as humpback whale. Following the Kuroshio current, “Amongbobo” comply with the promise with Tao people, who live on Lanyu Island, migrating through this little island every February. Flying fish, which is called “Libangbang” in Tao’s language, accompany the path of Amongbobo, … More Yei-Hsuan Huang’s Full Speech for 2019 Peace March

Introduction: Yei Hsuan Huang from Taiwan – 2019 International Youth Relay Marcher for Ishikawa & Fukui

Yei-Hsuan Huang is this year’s International Youth Relay Marcher for Ishikawa to Fukui along Toyama-Hiroshima Course. She walks starting tomorrow, June 16 until 27, 2019. Below is her short introduction. ++++++++ Yei-Hsuan Huang 黃懿萱 Lan An Cultural and Educational Foundation, Lanyu (Orchid Island), Taiwan Hsuan is environmentalist and antinuclear activist from Taiwan, who has been … More Introduction: Yei Hsuan Huang from Taiwan – 2019 International Youth Relay Marcher for Ishikawa & Fukui

Galileo Castillo’s Speech for 2019 Peace March in Aichi

GALILEO DE GUZMAN CASTILLO Focus on the Global South Philippines, 2019 May 31 ガリレオ・デ・グスマン・カスティーリョ フォーカス・オン・ザ・グローバル・サウス 2019年5月31日、フィリピン   Message from a Filipino Peace Activist from the Global South during the 2019 Japan Peace March International Youth Relay 2019年国民平和大行進・国際青年リレー行進にグローバル・サウスから参加するフィリピンの平和活動家のメッセージ   My name is Galileo de Guzman Castillo. I am from the Philippines. I work with Focus on the Global … More Galileo Castillo’s Speech for 2019 Peace March in Aichi

Introduction: Galileo de Guzman Castillo – Aichi Prefecture Int’l Youth Relay Marcher

Galileo de Guzman Castillo will walk the third leg of the 2019 International Youth Relay Peace March in Aichi Prefecture from May 31-June 11. Below is his short introduction: Galileo de Guzman Castillo delves into the complex issues around climate and environmental justice, and in so doing, cannot but also be involved in intertwined concerns … More Introduction: Galileo de Guzman Castillo – Aichi Prefecture Int’l Youth Relay Marcher

Charley V. Sta. Maria’s Short Speech for Peace March 2019

My name is Charley Sta. Maria. You can all just call me “Charley”. This is my first time to join the Peace March. It is very humbling for me to be here. We own and manage Danjugan Island, a marine and wildlife sanctuary in the Visayas. A large part of our work is to partner … More Charley V. Sta. Maria’s Short Speech for Peace March 2019

Introduction: Charley Sta. Maria – Shizuoka Int’l Youth Relay Marcher

Charley V. Sta. Maria from the Philippines will walk the second leg of the 2019 International Youth Relay in Shizuoka, Japan from May 19 to 31. Below is her short introduction: Carol Thea Sta. Maria ,or Charley as everyone calls her, is the Advocacy and Communications Officer of Philippine Reef and Rainforest Conservation Foundation, Inc. … More Introduction: Charley Sta. Maria – Shizuoka Int’l Youth Relay Marcher

2019 International Youth Relay Peace March Lineup

The 2019 Japan National Peace March has already started last May 6 in Tokyo. For the next 90 days, the Peace Marchers across Japan (in several routes) will walk and converge in Hiroshima & Tokyo on August 4. International Youth Relay Marcher from overseas will join them again this year. Below is the lineup: May … More 2019 International Youth Relay Peace March Lineup

PEACE MARCH 2018

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the Peace March! We invite everyone to join us, in spirit and in the streets of Japan, as we march for peace and a nuclear-free world. The march will start on May 6, 2018 at Yumenoshima Park, Tokyo to Hiroshima at August 4, 2018. For more information, please … More PEACE MARCH 2018

John Benavente’s Insights from his march through Aichi

  My trip to Nagoya, Japan June 6-12, 2017 to participate in the annual peace march against the use of Atomic Bomb was an educational and cultural experience that is only possible by participating in the march and seeing the outstanding and determined efforts of the community to keep the movement in the forefront in … More John Benavente’s Insights from his march through Aichi

The Friends I’ve Made (Reflections on Peace March, Kayla Worley, USA)

It’s been a few days since I left Japan, so I’ve had some time to reflect on my experience (as well as catch up on my jet lag). I came to Japan for a number of reasons. I wanted to learn more about the effects of nuclear weapons, experience Japanese culture (which I’ve always had … More The Friends I’ve Made (Reflections on Peace March, Kayla Worley, USA)