In the framework of peace, culture and capacity development, the UNITAR Hiroshima Office launches a new Series on the Evolving Role of Peace Museums in the 21st Century. Mr. Koichi Maeda, Director of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, will speak at the first session of this Series, to be held on 26 February 2009. UNITAR Hiroshima Office plans to invite representatives of major peace museums in the world throughout 2009.