September 26 – International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

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September 26 - International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
September 26 - International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 26 – International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Every Year International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons observed on September 26. This day reminds the international community of the pressing need for global nuclear disarmament, and a moment to remember the tragic destruction that these weapons have caused to human lives and the environment.

  • This Year, the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons also marks the 50th anniversary of the Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).
  • NPT is an international treaty which has an objective to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The NPT is established on 1970.

Background:

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons in December 2013, in its resolution 68/32 as a follow-up to the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on nuclear disarmament held on 26 September 2013, in New York.

  • The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons has been observed annually since 2014.

About UN:

  • Secretary General: Antonio Guterres
  • Headquarters: New York, United States
  • Founded: 24 October 1945

Related Questions:

1) World Environmental Health Day is also observed on which date? – September 26

2) International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons is celebrated from which year? – 2014

3) Which organization proclaimed the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons? – United Nations General Assembly

4) International day against Nuclear Tests is observed on – August 29

5) Every Year March 01 is observed as which day? – World Civil Defence Day

6) National Defence Day is observed on which date? – March 03

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