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Mayors for Peace

Mayors for Peace is made up of towns which formally express their support of the program which Mayor Araki put forward in 1982. On April 19th 2005 942 cities from 111 countries and regions were associated. In March 1990 the Conference was officially registered in the department of Public Information  of the United Nations as an NGO. In May 1991 it became an NGO Category 2 (presently named NGO with “Special Consultative Status” and registered in the Social and Economic Council). Its aims are to contribute to lasting world peace    and raise awareness among the citizens of the world of the need for the total abolition of nuclear arms as well as contributing to the solution of vital problems which affect the human race.