2019-2020 Critical Issues Forum Spring Conference
Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: The Role of Youth as Change Agents
Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Critical Issues Forum Spring Conference. Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, CNS has decided to cancel all in-person portions of the conference, which were originally scheduled to take place from Friday, March 27th to Saturday, March 28th, 2020. The CIF team will hold asynchronous conference activities via a virtual platform.
NEW: We’re receiving virtual submissions from students !
1. Rock University High School (Janesville, WI, USA)
‘Nuclear Rush: A Ride Through The US Atomic Age’ – Graphic Novel Audiobook
Our first CIF submission is in! Join the students from Rock University High School as they lead us through the history of the United States’ nuclear activities in the atomic age through an impressive graphic novel audiobook!
2. Hiroshima University High School (Hiroshima, Japan)
‘Seeking Nuclear Abolition & Peace in Hiroshima’ – Pre-recorded Presentation
We’re pleased to receive the audiovisual presentation by Lilyco Ohdan, our only student speaker from Hiroshima University High School! To play the audio portion of the presentation, please download the Powerpoint file and open it on your computer.
3. Kwassui High School (Nagasaki, Japan)
‘Youth Power: Facing the Past, Present, and Future’ – Final presentation slides
We’re glad to have a glimpse at what the students from Kwassui are bringing to our conference! Great work in progress, Kwassui!
4. Harker School (San Jose, CA, USA)
Check out this inspiring opening statement by Saloni Shah, our CIF student representative from the Harker School!
We’re also pleased to hear that Los Gatos Town Crier has published a story about Harker School’s participation in CIF this year.
Click the image below to view the article!
5. Kansai Soka High School (Osaka, Japan)
Congratulations, Miki and Miyuki, on such a thought-provoking and pertinent presentation about the role of students in preventing the spread of nuclear weapons! We’re so grateful for your excellent contribution to this year’s CIF Online Conference.
6. Lyceum, (Lesnoy, Russia)
Students and teacher at Lyceum worked very hard to complete this amazing final project under the current challenging situation! Congratulations! Please take a look at their final project! To play the audio portion of the presentation, please download the Powerpoint file and open it on your computer.
All presentation materials from students (slides, pre-recorded audio, reports, videos, etc) will continue to be uploaded to this site on a rolling basis. Please check back regularly for more details.