Tag: Nuclear Weapons

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, 29 April | United Nations

  On the 29th April 1997 the United Nations Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force, with the object to “exclude completely the possibility of the use of chemical weapons” (Preamble). The 29th April is now observed by the United Nations every year as a Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare.   In… Continue Reading Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, 29 April | United Nations

International Day Against Nuclear Tests, 29 August | United Nations

  August 29th is the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, as designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2009.   According to the United Nations, over 2000 nuclear tests have occurred throughout the world since 1945 (when the first was conducted), with little regard for the effect such testing has on human life or on the environment.… Continue Reading International Day Against Nuclear Tests, 29 August | United Nations

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