Current Affairs   »   International Day for the Total Elimination...

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons_50.1

The United Nations observes 26 September every year as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. The aim of the day is to enhance public awareness about the threat posed to humanity by nuclear weapons and the necessity for their total elimination. It provides an opportunity to educate the public and their leaders about the real benefits of eliminating such weapons, and the social and economic costs of perpetuating them.

Buy Prime Test Series for all Banking, SSC, Insurance & other exams

History of the day:

The General Assembly declared the International Day 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. This was the latest in a series of efforts by the General Assembly to raise public awareness and to seek deeper engagement on nuclear disarmament matters.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • Headquarters of United Nations: New York, USA; Founded: 24 October 1945.
  • Secretary-General of the United Nations: Antonio Guterres.

Find More Important Days Here

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons_60.1

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons_70.1

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.
Was this page helpful?

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *