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International Day against Nuclear Tests (29 August)
Embrace a world free of nuclear weapons

2015 Events

Programme

Informal Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly 
to mark the 2015 Observance of the International Day against Nuclear Tests

Recorded Webcast

The Meeting is convened by H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa, President of the United Nations General Assembly, and organized in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 
  
Date:              Thursday, 10 September 2015 
Time:             10:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m. 
Venue:           Trusteeship Council, United Nations Headquarters 

Opening Statements by: 

The official Opening Ceremony will be followed by a High-Level Interactive Panel on the theme,
"TOWARDS ZERO: RESOLVING THE CONTRADICTIONS"   

The distinguished experts will comment from their perspective on the pursuit of a nuclear-weapon-free world and provide some ideas on whether and how common ground may be achieved among the different approaches and new initiatives. 

Moderator  

Speakers 

The panel will be followed by observations and questions from Member States. 

Entry 

The Informal Meeting is open to all diplomats, think-tanks, the academic community, civil society and the media. Those without a UN Grounds Pass interested in these events should kindly contact kazunmission@gmail.com or tel: 1-212-2301900, ext 301 and 322.