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26 Sep 2014

UN General Assembly event: New approaches and initiatives

THE UNITED NATIONS AND A NUCLEAR-WEAPON-FREE WORLD: NEW APPROACHES AND INITIATIVES Tuesday Oct 28, 2014 13:15 – 14:30 United Nations, New York, Conference Room A Sponsored by UNFOLD ZERO and the Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations. Co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Costa Rica, Finland and Kazakhstan, and by the NGO Committee…

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Non-Aligned Movement and OPANAL support September 26

The Non-Aligned Movement  (NAM) commemorated the first International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons on September 26 by adopting a declaration supporting the day and calling for action to achieve a word free of nuclear weapons. NAM, which comprises 120 member countries and 17 observer countries, proposed the resolution to establish the International…

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‘To disarm’ must be in present tense, says senior UN rep in Geneva

Report from the UN commemoration for the first International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, organized by UNODA and UNFOLD ZERO and co-sponsored by Permanent Missions of Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Zealand and nearly 100 non-governmental organisations. (See invitation)   ‘To disarm’ must be in present tense, says senior UN Disarmament Officer at the Sep 25…

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Thore Vestby: Mayors support Sep 26 and launch a new project

Thore Vestby is the Mayor of Frogn (Norway) and Vice-President of Mayors for Peace. In an interview for the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, we asked him how mayors can promote September 26 and what’s the role of cities and citizens in nuclear disarmament. Mayors for Peace is an international network…

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Parliamentarians support Sep 26 through joint actions and social media

Parliamentarians around the world took action this week to support the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. In the European Parliament, members from six of the seven political groups in parliament signed a joint statement initiated by PNND European Parliament Section welcoming the day, highlighting ‘the risk that these weapons could be…

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UN in Geneva to hold commemorative event on September 25

              UNFOLD ZERO and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs cordially invite you to the UN commemoration of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons Kazakh Room (Cinema Room XIV), Palais des Nations Thursday September 25, 2014. 16:00 – 17:30 followed by reception Co-sponsored by the…

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Abolition 2000 Global Council writes to UN leaders, supports Sep 26

15 September, 2014 H.E. John W. Ashe President of the United Nations General Assembly Mr Ban Ki-moon United Nations Secretary-General Your Excellencies, The Abolition 2000 Global Council commends the United Nations General Assembly for establishing 26 September as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, and we commend the United Nations as…

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Ban Ki-moon: Nuclear Disarmament ‘Not an Idealistic Dream’

UN SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON Message for the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons “The world has long recognized that nuclear disarmament offers the only absolute guarantee against the use of nuclear weapons, and that any such use would have catastrophic humanitarian consequences. Nuclear disarmament is therefore not an idealistic dream, but an…

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