2022 Winner

Tadatoshi Akiba

Dr Akiba is the former Mayor of Hiroshima and strong activist for the abolition of nuclear weapons, for which he has received international recognition for his tireless work in that field. He has served on the board of advisors of the Global Security Institute, is a counsellor at the World Future Council and in 2012, was appointed as the chairman of the Middle Powers Initiative to work with influential middle power countries to bridge the political divide between nuclear weapons states and non-nuclear weapon states, thus advancing practical proposals for nuclear disarmament.