Administration of Saint Petersburg
Asia and Pacific Collaboration Center


On July 4, 2020 The International Youth Conference for Peace in the Future (IYCPF) 2020 was held.
IYCPF organizers are the City of Hiroshima (Japan), International Youth Association of Hiroshima and some other relevant institutions. The Conference is held annually (in Hiroshima and its sister cities all over the world) and aims to bring together youth (high school students and college students) to have think about world peace, deepen the friendship and mutual understanding between our cities.

APCC arranges the major Universities of St. Petersburg to participate the YICPF on regular basis.
The Conference - 2020 was set to be held by Russia but due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Hiroshima has decided to hold the Conference in online mode.


Students from 10 cities including Hiroshima, Chongqing (China), Daegu (Korea), Hannover (Germany), Bangkok (Thailand) and - surely - St. Petersburg, has participated the YICPF 2020.
Among our representatives there were participants of IYCPF-2019 and those who joined the Conference for the first time.


Ekaterina Zamanskaja, St. Petersburg


Arseny Lazoryak, St. Petersburg

The Conference details and other useful information you can easily find on the Hiroshima city official website: (Japanese only) and on IYCPF official Youtube channel: (English).

The conference participants are going to continue regular online discussions this August and September.

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