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Events 2012

PROGRAMME
Informal Meeting of the General Assembly to mark the Observance of the International Day against Nuclear Tests

The Meeting was convened by the President of the 66th session of the General Assembly, His Excellency Mr. Nassir Abdelaziz Al-Nasser and organized in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Date: Thursday, 6 September 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room 4, North Lawn Building, UN Headquarters, New York

Opening statements by:

High-Level Panel on the Role of the United Nations in Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

The official opening ceremony was followed by a High-Level Panel on the Role of the United Nations in Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.

The panelists covered some key issues, including necessary steps for further progress on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, the establishment of further nuclear-weapon-free zones, confidence building and other relevant concerns.

Moderator:

General observations:

The invited panel speakers include:

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