Think tank

Hiroshima Peace Institute

HPI

Hiroshima, Japan

HPI, established as a research unit in the Hiroshima City University, engages in a variety of research activities related with peace, inspired by the city's historical experience as the first city in the world to be devastated by a nuclear weapon. HPI devotes itself to the task of contributing to the development of a peaceful local community and the realization of world peace by conducting research on nuclear disarmament, with a view to achieving the ultimate goal of completely eliminating nuclear weapons and peacefully resolving problems confronting international society. HPI also strives to contribute to the progress of peace research around the world by working in close cooperation with like-minded organizations in Japan and abroad and disseminating the results of its work through public lectures, symposia, and publications.

Contact details

Website:
http://serv.peace.hiroshima-cu.ac.jp

Address:
3-4-1, Ozuka-higashi, Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima 731-3194 Japan

Country:
Japan

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
International
Operating languages
English , Japanese

Organisation details

Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1998
Age (years)
Hiroshima Peace Institute
 23
Japan average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Hiroshima City University
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Oshiba, Ryo
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Hiroshima Peace Institute
 15
Japan average
 175
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Hiroshima Peace Institute
 20%
Japan average
 16%
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Hiroshima Peace Institute
23% 
Japan average
20% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Hiroshima Peace Institute
 60
Japan average
 8,919
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Hiroshima Peace Institute
 88
Japan average
 8,324
Global average
 15,113

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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