Published on September 4th, 2011 | by Susi Snyder0
Peace Boat Event 4 September
On Sunday the 4th of September 2011 the Peace Boat docked at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam. Together with GPPAC and Peace Boat the No Nukes team had organised a roundtable session on safety and security in a nuclear age.
A Hibakusha, a survivor of the nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Ike Teuling (Greenpeace the Netherlands), Tamira Combrink (City Council Member in Amsterdam, Groen Links), Takemura Shinichi (member of the Japanese Government appointed Reconstruction Design Council, which overlooks the post-Fukushima recovery), Susi Snyder (programme leader Nuclear Disarmament Programme, IKV Pax Christi), Duco Hellema (Professor of the History of International Relations, Utrecht University) and Yoshioka Tatsuya (founder and director of Peace Boat) reflected on safety and security concerns of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons.