FUKUSHIMA 7th ANNIVERSARY EVENTS IN LONDON, 2018

For the past six years the groups Kick Nuclear and Japanese Against Nuclear UK have combined with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament to organise events to commemorate the Fukushima Disaster of 11th March 2011

This year's events are as follows:

Friday March 9th, 5.30-7.30pm: candle-lit vigil outside Japanese Embassy, 101-104 Piccadilly WC1 (near Green Park tune) with speeches, poetry and music.

Sunday March 11thmarch from Japanese Embassy (assemble at noon) to Old Palace Yard, opposite Houses of Parliament for rally from 2-3.30pm, with speeches, including from Kate Hudson and Bruce Kent, music and poetry.

Wednesday March 14th
PUBLIC MEETING IN PARLIAMENT: THE FUKUSHIMA DISASTER, SEVEN YEARS ON

Anniversary Public Meeting in Attlee Room, Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament.

PROGRAMME

Hosted and Chaired by: Catherine West, MP for Hornsey & Wood Green.

SPEAKERS 

Catherine West MP: Introduction.

Kate Hudson, CND General-Secretary. “Campaigning against Nuclear Power Internationally in the Light of Fukushima”

Rika Hirose Haga, of the School of Geography and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews. Beyond Fukushima - Pragmatism or Blind Allegiance?”

Dr. Ian Fairlie, Independent Consultant on Radiation in the Environment: “Evacuations after Severe Nuclear Accidents?”

Prof. Andrew Stirling, Professor of science and technology policy at Sussex University: “Unusual obstacles to acknowledging obsolescence around nuclear power”

Prof. Stephen Thomas, Professor at the University ofGreenwichBusiness School, working in the area of energy policy: “Is Wylfa the new model for UK nuclear projects?”

Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party. “Nuclear power and politics”

Free entry.  Allow 20 minutes to go through security into Portcullis House.  Portcullis House is on top of Westminster tube station. Entrance is at end facing the Thames. 

Further information on above events: https://rememberfukushima.org/

No need to book in advance. Leave 20 minutes at least to get through security.

 

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Meeting organised by Kick Nuclear, Japanese Against Nuclear UK and CND.