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General Assembly: High-Level Plenary Meeting on Nuclear Weapons, 73rd session — Part 2
26 Sep 2018 -  The high-level plenary meeting on Nuclear Weapons commemorates and promotes the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, marked annually on 26 September, provides an occasion for the world community to reaffirm its commitment to global nuclear disarmament as a high priority. It also provides an opportunity to educate the public about the real benefits of eliminating such weapons, and the social and economic costs of perpetuating them.

The time has come to make tangible progress to rid the world of nuclear weapons, top United Nations officials stressed today, citing the grave threat posed by such weapons to global security.