GLH partners around the world





Green Legacy Hiroshima has been established to safeguard and spread worldwide the seeds and saplings of Hiroshima’s A-Bomb survivor trees. It is hoped that many partners will join this initiative and become active ambassadors in their countries of Hiroshima, its peace message and its green legacy.

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Botanic Garden of the Irkutsk State University - April 2018

Five years since Dr. Svetlana Sizykh, head of the Botanic Garden of Irkutsk State University, came to Hiroshima. We miss her, but she sends good tidings! The XVII interregional Competition of performances in the Japanese language  was held on April 12 at the Institute of Philology, Foreign Languages and Media Communication of the Irkutsk State University, also attended by students of Novosibirsk Stae University, Siberian Federal University (Krasnoyarsk) and other institutions. After the competition the group visited the Botanic Garden specially to see the only Japanese Garden in Siberia and The Green Heritage Hiroshima Exposition. This year is the year of 'Japan in Russia and Russia in Japan'. They are planning several special events at the Botanic Garden, including a public event for citizens on August 6, dedicated to the memory of the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.


Activities in Hiroshima - March 2018

In the beautiful setting sun in and around the Memorial Park, a brief talk and visit guided by GLH on Hiroshima’s reconstruction and the A-bomb survivor trees for vistors from Poland, California as well as some of the bright participants from the 'UNITAR Hiroshima Women's Empowerment and Leadership Training for Afghanistan and Iraq'

Australian National University - March 2018

The Ginkgo planted in February 2016 at the Australian National University campus in Canberra all feisty after a long hot summer.

Tiziana Volta and Partners - March 2018

Centro Padre Nostro, Palermo Founded by Father Pino Puglisi, a first priest victim of the Mafia in Italy.

Now at this center young people can find a peaceful place to study, to play, to have a chance of a new life, and to nurture resilient trees, also from Hiroshima.

Activities in Hiroshima - March 2018

On March 3 a group of 31 attending the Hiroshima Office-organized training on ‘UNITAR Hiroshima Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation Training Programme’ visited the iconic A-bombed survivor trees of Hiroshima, the hibakujumoku. They were happy to be guided by GLH Master-Gardener Chikara Horiguchi and the UNITAR/GLH team.