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Action towards a nuclear-weapon free world

The Dome at Hiroshima new ground zero

By Delia Chatoor

On December 5, 2013, the United Nations (UN) adopted a resolution which, inter alia, declared September 26 as ‘the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons’, and urged States to begin negotiations for “the early conclusion of a comprehensive convention to prohibit nuclear weapons”.

Since 2014, on September 26, the UN has convened a high-level meeting at which governments and civil society express their views for nuclear disarmament.

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