Media Archive

The Hiroshima Office maintains a media archive of references made regarding the activities and profile of the Office. To view the archive contents, please see below. 

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003


2014

Hiroshima Fellowship of Hope
Chugoku Shimbun
13 May 2014

pdf: Japanese; website: English, Japanese


Seedling grown from A-bomb survivor tree takes root overseas
Chugoku Shimbun
12 May 2014

pdf: Japanese; website: English, Japanese


2014-15 UNITAR Youth Ambassadors Selected
Chugoku Shimbun
15 April 2014

pdf: Japanese; website: English, Japanese


Staying in Hiroshima - Ms. Mihoko Kumamoto, Head, UNITAR Hiroshima Office
Wendy

March 2014


International Women's Day 2014 - Interview with Ms. Mihoko Kumamoto
(Japanese)


Green Legacy Hirsohima Initiative was awarded with International Exchange Encouragement Prize
Chugoku Shimbun
4 March 2014

pdf:Japanese; website: English, Japanse


Afghan finance minister thanks Hiroshima governor for reconstruction assistance
Chugoku Shimbun
4 February 2014

pdf:Japanese; website: English, Japanese


First Japanese head of UNITAR Hiroshima Office seeks to strengthen training programs
Chugoku Shimbun
30 January 2014

pdf:Japanese; website: English, Japanese


Ambassador Fatimie, Embassy host reception, study session in conjunction with UNITAR, OXUS, Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce
30 January 2014

日本語はこちら


Ambassador Fatimie welcomes Ms. Kumamoto, Mr. Turner of UNITAR
27 January 2014

日本語はこちら


New Head of UNITAR Hiroshima Office meets with Hiroshima Governor
Chugoku Shimbun
22 January 2014

pdf:Janapnese; website: English, Japanese


 
2013

Ambassador Fatimie takes part in UNITAR Public Session on Post-2014 Afghanistan and the Role of Japan
13 November 2013


9 government officials from Afghanistan visited the mayor of Hiroshima City
Chugoku Shimbun
13 November 2013

pdf:Japanese; website: English, Japanese


76th UNITAR Public Session. Green Legacy Hiroshima: Encounters with Nature, Science, War and Memory

My Mentor: Ms. Nassrine Azimi, UNITAR Senior Advisor, talks about her father and his influence on her
Chugoku Shimbun
1 July 2013


Hiroshima City Assembly Delegation Visits UNITAR Headquarters in Geneva
4 June 2013


75th UNITAR Public Session. In Memory of Beate Sirota Gordon: Women and the Constitution


2013-14 UNITAR Youth Ambassadors Selected
Chugoku Shimbun
20 March 2013

pdf:Japanese; website: English, Japanese


 

2012

The Governor of Hiroshima visited United Nations Office at Geneva
Chugoku Shimbun
2 November 2012


Mr. Alexander Mejia, Head of UNITAR Hiroshima Office is going to move to UNITAR Headquarters in Geneva
Chugoku Shimbun
6 October 2012


Mr. Carlos Lopes, UNITAR Executive Director, talks about the role of Hiroshima Office
Chugoku Shimbun
8 April 2012


UNITAR Hiroshima Office joined UNESCO Youth Ambassador Programme
Chugoku Shimbun

2 April 2012


Hiroshima Shudo University and UNITAR concluded an agreement for reconstruction from conflicts
Chugoku Shimbun
31 March 2012


Mr. Carlos Lopes, UNITAR Executive Director, meets the Governor of Hiroshima
Chugoku Shimbun

30 March 2012


The seeds of World Peace from Hiroshima-Green Legacy Hiroshima Initiative and its activity
Yomiuri Shimbun
29 March 2012


UNITAR Youth Ambassador Programme, a view from students
Chugoku Shimbun

12 March 2012


Mr. Alexander Mejia, Head of UNITAR Hiroshima Office, talks about his strong feelings for Hiroshima with his experience in his youth
Yomiuri Shimbun
29 February 2012


23 government officials from Afghanistan visited Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Chugoku Shimbun
19 February 2012


 

2011

Two high school students were selected as UNITAR Youth Ambassador
Yomiuri Shimbun
21 December 2011


"Green Legacy Hiroshima Initiative" started its activities
Chugoku Shimbun
19 December 2011


Governor Hidehiko Yuzaki's Visit to the United States of America
7-9 November 2011


Sendai Earthquake and Tsuname UNITAR Press Release
16 March 2011


 

2010

55 government officials / academics from Afghanistan visited Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Chugoku Shimbun
7 November 2010


UNITAR Youth Ambassador in 2011


Letter to U.S. President to ask him to attend the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Hiroshima


Mr. Mejia, the Head of UNITAR Hiroshima Office, visited Inokuchi High School
Chugoku Shimbun
11 September 2010


UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon visited Hiroshima to attend the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony
Chugoku Shimbun
6 August 2010


The support and promotion group for the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Hiroshima
Chugoku Shimbun
21 July 2010


Floral Offering for the Atomic Bomb Victims
2010


Nicaraguan Ambassador visits Hiroshima
22 March 2010


Press Release on Chile Earthquake
1 March 2010


Executive Workshop, Climate Change Announcement
Chugoku Shimbun
9 February 2010


Afghanistan IARCSC renews partnership with UNITAR
5 February 2010


5 February 2010

Visit to Afghanistan Ministry of Finance
4 February 2010


Jogakuin University lecture on the United Nations and Japan
25 January 2010

Courtesy visits to Japan's Foreign Affairs State Secretary
29 January 2010


Dialogue on Global Economy Crisis and Japan’s Future at UNITAR
Chugoku Shimbun
26 January 2010


Legislators visit UNITAR
26 January 2010


Press Release on Haiti Earthquake
15 January 2010


Media Partnership with Chugoku Shimbun
14 January 2010


UNITAR Hiroshima Head meets Chairman of Hiroshima City Council
13 January 2010


Living in Hiroshima: Alexander Mejía, Head of UNITAR’s Hiroshima Office, his Vision for the Office and his thoughts of Hiroshima
Wendy Hiroshima
1 January 2010


 

2009

UNITAR Head emphasizes Human Resource Development for reconstruction from Hiroshima 
Chugoku Shimbun
15 December 2009


Congressional Hearing on UNITAR Activities for 2010
11 December 2009



UNITAR delegation's dialogue with Atomic Bomb Survivor
Interview to Ms. Kabiri and Mr. Ebrahimkhail
Asahi Shimbun
11 November 2009


UNITAR delegation's dialogue with Atomic Bomb Survivor
Interview to Ms. Kabiri and Mr. Ebrahimkhail
Yomiuri Shimbun
4 November 2009






Chugoku Shimbun
16 October 2009 16 October 2009
UNITAR trains government officials for capacity building
Afghanistan Times News Bureau, 26 May 2009

UNITAR trainees reassess value of A-bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Media Center Website, 23 May 2009

UNITAR Symposium discusses future of A-bomb Dome
Hiroshima Peace Media Center Website, 27 April 2009


Participants from overseas learn in the A-bomb Dome 
Asahi Shimbun
22 April 2009


Hiroshima and the World: Meditations from Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
Hiroshima Peace Media Center Website
23 March 2009


UNITAR Hiroshima Office to add environmental specialist
Chugoku Shimbun
19 March 2009


 

2008

UNITAR Afghanistan Trainees Visit JICA
JICA Website
10 November 2008


To Redevelop Like Japan
Mainichi Shimbun
9 November 2008


Afghan Style Wedding Ceremony Reenactment
Chugoku Shimbun
9 November 2008


A Recreation of an Afghan Style Marriage Ceremony
Yomiuri Shimbun
9 November 2008


UNITAR Trainees trying Japanese calligraphy
Mainichi Shimbun
7 November 2008


UNITAR Hiroshima supports new encyclopedia compiled by Afghan trainees
Chugoku Shimbun
5 November 2008


Reconstruction of “Knowledge” through an Encyclopedia
Mainichi Shimbun
4 November 2008


Peace contribution through World Heritage
Chugoku Shimbun
5 April 2008


Training on World Heritage Site Management
Chugoku Shimbun
1 April 2008


"Our Oceans, Ourselves"
Ship & Ocean Newsletter
20 February 2008


Hiroshima Peace Media Center holds 1st Advisory Committee
Chugoku Shimbun
1 February 2008


Interview with Hiroshima Office Director
GetHiroshima.com
February 2008


 

 

2007

Interview with Nassrine Azimi: Director of UNITAR Hiroshima Office
Wendy Hiroshima
1 December 2007


Afghanistan Ambassador's visit to the Governor


Hiroshima Roundtable with Charmine Koda, Director, UNIC Tokyo
Chugoku Shimbun
2 November 2007


UNITAR Workshop on Sea and Human Security
Chugoku Shimbun
16 October 2007


Hiroshima Roundtable with H.E. Mr. Mikhail Bely
Ambassador of Russia to Japan
Chugoku Shimbun
12 October 2007


Hiroshima visit of Carlos Lopes, Executive Director, UNITAR
Yomiuri Shimbun
Chugoku Shimbun
Asahi Shimbun
23 June 2007


Hiroshima visit of Carlos Lopes, Executive Director, UNITAR
Hiroshima City
22 June 2007


Ten Years of World Heritage in Hiroshima
Asahi Shimbun
25 April 2007


UNITAR Workshop Study Tour to the A-bomb Dome
Chugoku Shimbun
17 April 2007


UNITAR Workshop on World Heritage Sites
Chugoku Shimbun
14 April 2007


Hiroshima Roundtable with Kathleen Sullivan
Disarmament Educator and Anti-nuclear Specialist
Chugoku Shimbun
2 April 2007


Hiroshima Roundtable with Rector Ramesh Thakur
Senior Vice Rector, UNU Tokyo
Chugoku Shimbun
16 February 2007


 
2006

Interview with H.E. Mr. Haron Amin, Ambassador of Afghanistan to Japan
Asahi Shimbun
22 November 2006


Conserving Heritage Sites For Tomorrow
Chugoku Shimbun
27 November 2006


Interview with H.E. Mr. Haron Amin, Ambassador of Afghanistan to Japan
Asahi Shimbun
22 November 2006


Hiroshima University - UNITAR Cooperation Agreement
Human Resource Exchange and Joint Research on Reconstruction History
Yomiuri Shimbun
24 October 2006


UNITAR - Hiroshima University Partnership
Cooperation in Training for Reconstruction Support
Chugoku Shimbun
24 October 2006


Hiroshima University Partnership
Reconstruction Cooperation with UNITAR
Asahi Shimbun
24 October 2006


Dialogue with United Nations Foundation Board Members
"Message of Hiroshima for Today’s World"
28 October 2006


Organizers: UN Foundation, Hiroshima University and UNITAR Hiroshima Office for Asia and the Pacific
Press Coverage:
Yomiuri Shimbun
29 October 2006
Sankei Shimbun
29 October 2006
Mainichi Shimbun
29 October 2006
Chugoku Shimbun
29 October 2006
Asahi Shimbun
29 October 2006
Chugoku Shimbun
30 October 2006


Marine Resources As Seen From The Seto Inland Sea
Chugoku Shimbun
5 October 2006


Interview with Ms. Nassrine Azimi, Director of UNITAR Hiroshima Office
Koumei Shimbun
4 August 2006


Interview with Ms. Nassrine Azimi, Director of UNITAR Hiroshima Office
Kenmin Dayori Hiroshima Prefectural Monthly Magazine
1 August 2006


Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum Director Guides Rwandan Ambassador
Yomiuri Shimbun
8 April 2006


Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum Guides Rwandan Ambassador
Asahi Shimbun
7 April 2006


The Ambassador of Rwanda to Japan visits Hiroshima
Impressed by reconstruction and peace of mind
Chugoku Shimbun
7 April 2006


A-Bomb Dome's "Indictment"
The Importance of Education in Conveying the Dome's Message to the Future
Chugoku Shimbun
22 March 2006


UNITAR Open Lecture - The World Heritage of Hiroshima
7 Specialists Discuss the A-Bomb Dome - Symbol of Peace
Chugoku Shimbun
17 March 2006


Workshop on World Heritage
5 days in Hiroshima, Participants visit the A-Bomb Dome
Chugoku Shimbun
14 March 2006


UNITAR Workshop on the Future of World Heritage Sites
Sankei Shimbun
13 March 2006


The Intangible Value of the A-Bomb Dome
Chugoku Shimbun
11 March 2006


World Heritage Site Workshop Opens Tomorrow at UNITAR Hiroshima Office
Forty-one Participants from twenty-six countries invited
Mainichi Shimbun
11 March 2006


Interview with Cambodian Ambassador H.E. Pou Sothirak
Encouragement from Hiroshima for the Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Cambodia
Chugoku Shimbun
28 January 2006


 

2005

Iraqi Government Officials Visit Hiroshima 
To learn from the "Experience of Hiroshima" for the Reconstruction of Iraq
Mainichi Shimbun
13 December 2005


The Iraq Ambassador to Japan Lectures in Hiroshima
Chugoku Shimbun
13 December 2005


Desire to Learn of "Reconstruction" From Hiroshima
Training Workshop for Senior Iraqi Government Officials.
Yomiuri Shimbun
13 December 2005


UNITAR Hiroshima Office - Fellowship Project for Afghanistan
Chugoku Shimbun
6 November 2005


Hiroshima University Implements Research on Peace Development
Chugoku Shimbun
15 June 2005


UNITAR Training Programme Starts in Hiroshima
Mainichi Shimbun
17 May 2005


UN Reforms and Contributions to Peace
Lecture of H.E. Mr. Robert G. Wright, Canadian Ambassador to Japan
Chugoku Shimbun 
10 May 2005


Excellent Restoration of Itsukushima Shrine
UNITAR Workshop Press Conference
Chugoku Shimbun
22 April 2005


World Heritage Management Training Starting in Hiroshima
Chugoku Shimbun
16 April 2005


“India and China Are Key For CO2 Reduction”
UNITAR Hiroshima Lecture: H.E. Mr. Graham Holbrook Fry UK Ambassador to Japan
Chugoku Shimbun
15 April 2005


Interview with H.E. Lakhdar Brahimi
Special Advisor to the Secretary-General, United Nations, New York
Chugoku Shimbun
31 March 2005


Held in Hiroshima - Meaningful and Comprehensive
Chugoku Shimbun
30 March 2005


UNITAR International Conference Attracts 160 People
Yomiuri Shimbun
29 March 2005


Debating the UN's Role Regarding the Threat of Terror
International Conference on PKO in Hiroshima
Chugoku Shimbun
29 March 2005


Examining the Current Issues in Peacekeeping Operations (PKO)
Chugoku Shimbun
26 March 2005


Introducing the Activities of the Red Cross
Director of Operations, International Committee of the Red Cross
Yomiuri Shimbun
2 February 2005


 

2004

The Efforts of UNITAR 
Conveying the Message and Experience of Hiroshima to the World
Chugoku Shimbun
November 2004


The Role of the International Court of Justice
Judge Hisashi Owada
Chugoku Shimbun
28 October 2004


Governor Fujita’s Conversation with Nassrine Azimi, Director, UNITAR Hiroshima
Interview Date: 24 August 2004
Prefecture Magazine ‘Sukoburu Hiroshima’
Autumn 2004 Edition, Vol. 56 (pp.16-19)


Statement of the Director and Interview, One Year Anniversary
Mainichi Shimbun
Chugoku Shimbun
Asahi Shimbun
10 August 2004


Research on the Modality of Conservation of the Sea
Chugoku Shimbun
6 July 2004


UNITAR Hiroshima Office Workshop on International Economic and Finance
Chugoku Shimbun
Hiroshima
18 May 2004


UNITAR World Heritage Conservation Workshop Concludes
Asahi Shimbun
13 March 2004


Towards a World Heritage - Onomichi Inspected by  Specialists following Workshop
Chugoku Shimbun
13 March 2004


UNITAR Hiroshima World Heritage Site Training Concludes
Chugoku Shimbun
13 March 2004


Protect the Motherland's World Heritage - UNITAR Training
Chugoku Shimbun
9 March 2004


 

2003

Interview with Nassrine Azimi, Director, UNITAR Hiroshima 
Yomiuri Shimbun
6 September 2003


Hiroshima Prefecture Monthly Newsletter
Public Relations Office, General Affairs and Planning Bureau
1 September 2003


Message of Secretary-General Kofi Annan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony on 6 August
31 July 2003


UN Press Release UNITAR/699
29 July 2003


Director's Statement
Official Opening of the UNITAR Hiroshima Office
22 July 2003