On the Streets and in Court – Justice and Faith Against Nuclear Risks

International Conference 9.-11. 3. 2016, Frankfurt (D),
participating: ECRL moderator Thomas Wipf

Justice and Faith Against Nuclear Risks

The conference begins with a public event in the Zentrum Verkündigung in Frankfurt City (Markgrafenstraße 14) from 14:30-18:00. Then all the participants of the conference will travel together by bus to Arnoldshain.  

Wednesday 9.3.2016

Frankfurt City, Zentrum Verkündigung, Markgrafenstraße 14.

11:00  Pressekonferenz/ Press conference

13:30 Registrierung/ Check-in, Zentrum Verkündigung Kaffee & Kekse/ Coffee & cookies

14:30   Begrüßung und Einführung/ Greetings and introduction:

OKR Pfr. Detlev Knoche (Zentrum Oekumene ZOE), Rechtsanwalt/ Attorney Otto Jäckel (Vorsitzender/ Chairperson, International Association of Lawyers against Nuclear Arms IALANA), Wolfgang Buff (ZOE)

Fahrt nach Arnoldshain mit dem Bus/ Transfer by bus from Frankfurt to Arnoldshain

18:30   Abendessen/ Supper in Arnoldshain

19:30   Documentary Film by Lawyer KAWAI Hiroyuki

Thursday 10.3.2016

8:00     Frühstück/ Breakfast

Abolishing Nuclear Weapons as Political Means 

9:00     Vorträge/ Presentations 1-3:

Mr. Jonathan Frerichs (Consultant; former Executive, Peace Building and Disarmament, World Council of Churches, Geneva): A Nuclear Ban? – Three Steps for people like us

Dr. Elke Koller (Klägerin gegen Stationierung von Atomwaffen/ Plaintiff of a law suit against stationing nuclear weapons in Büchel, Germany): Die Kampagne gegen die Atomwaffen-Stationierung auf der Airbase Büchel und der juristische Widerstand

Mr. Reiner Braun (Geschäftsführer/ Director, IALANA German Section, Berlin): Wie kann eine Welt ohne Atomwaffen erreicht werden? – Überlegungen zu Strategien zur Abschaffung aller Atomwaffen./ How to achieve a world without nuclear weapons? – Strategies for their abolition

10:00   Diskussion/ Discussion 10:30   Kaffee Pause/ Coffee break

11:00   Vorträge/ Presentations 4-6:

Rev. Dr. Thomas Wipf (Moderator, European Council of Religious Leaders, Religions for Peace, Zürich): Das Engagement von “Religions for Peace” gegen Atomwaffen/ The engagement of “Religions for Peace” against nuclear weapons.

Ms. Julia Ratzmann (Pazifik Informationsstelle/ Pacific Information Desk, Neuendettelsau): “Zum Wohle der Menschheit“? – Die Folgen der Atomwaffen- Tests auf den Marshall Inseln/ ”For the good of mankind“? – The impact of nuclear weapon tests on the Marshall Islands

Mr. Phon van den Biesen (Attorney, IALANA, Amsterdam) (requested): Court trial in The Hague concerning nuclear bomb tests on the Marshall Islands

12:00   Diskussion/ Discussion

12:30   Mittagessen/ Lunch

The TEPCO Nuclear Disaster in Fukushima

14:30   Vorträge/ Presentations 7-9:

Mr. FUJIWARA Seigo (Chief Attorney, ‘No more hibakusha Suit’ in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, JALANA, Kobe): Endlose Qual der hibakusha und das ‘No more hibakusha Gerichtsverfahren/ ノーモア・ヒバクシャ訴訟についての報告

Prof. Michael Seigel (Council for Justice and Peace of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference; Nanzan University, Nagoya): The Response of the Catholic Church in Japan to the Fukushima Nuclear Accident: Taking a Stand for the Abolition of Nuclear Power”/  福島の原発事故とカトリック教会――脱原発への取り組みの軌跡

Rev. Sabine Kluger (Evangelische Mission in Solidarität EMS/ Protestant Church in Württemberg, Tokyo/ Stuttgart)

15:30 Diskussion/ Discussion 16:00   Kaffee Pause/ Coffee break

16:30   Vorträge/ Presentations 10-12:

Ms. OSHIDORI Mako (Journalistin, Tokyo)

Mr. NAKAJIMA Takashi (Hauptkläger/ Chief-Plaintiff against TEPCO, Nariwai Trial, Fukushima): “Return Nariwai! Return our native country!”

Rev. LEE Daesoo (No Nukes Asia Actions, Seoul): ‘No-Nukes-Asia-Actions’ and the international lawsuit against the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant manufacturers Toshiba-Hitachi-General Electrics

17:30   Diskussion/ Discussion

18:00   Abendessen/ Supper

19:00 OKUDA Aki (Student leader, Students Emergency Actions for Liberty and Democracy SEALDs; Meiji University, Tokyo): Die Bewegung für Demokratie und gegen die jüngste Militarisierung Japans/ The movement for democracy and against Japan’s recent militarization

20:00 Empfang/ Reception: Hosted by OKR Pfr. Detlev Knoche (ZOE) Piano: Ms. EJIRI Nami (Dietzenbach)

Friday March 11

7:30       Frühstück/ Breakfast

Abolition of Nuclear Risks – Considering Alternatives

9:00     Vorträge/ Presentations 13-15:

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Pasquale Policastro (Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Szczecin; IALANA)

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andrzej Dzięga (Metropolitan Archbishop of Szczecin -Kamień Pomorski, Poland)

Dr. Mary Lou Harley (Representative of the United Church of Canada on Nuclear Issues): Toward Reducing Nuclear Risks

10:00 Diskussion/ Discussion 10:30   Kaffee Pause/ Coffee break

11:00   Vorträge/ Presentations 16-18:

Dr. Dörte Siedentopf (International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War/ IPPNW, Berlin): Alternativen zur atomaren Kette/ Alternatives for the nuclear chain

Dr. Werner Neumann (Bund für Umwelt- und Naturschutz Deutschland BUND/Friends of the Earth): Die Anti-Atom-Bewegung in Deutschland – Widerstand, Energiewende und Atommüll/ The anti-nuclear movement in Germany – Resistance, energy transition and nuclear waste

Dr. Michael Sladek (Elektrizitätswerke EWS Schönau/ Electrical Power Company Schönau, Germany)

12:00   Diskussion/ Discussion

12:30 Schlusswort/ Conclusions: Dr. Peter Becker (Attorney, IALANA) 13:00 Mittagessen & Abreise/ Lunch & Departure

Location

Zentrum Verkündigung der EKHN

Zentrum Verkündigung
Markgrafenstraße 14
60487 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Zentrum Verkündigung
Markgrafenstraße 14
60487 Frankfurt am Main
Germany