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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

"The only sure way to eliminate the threat posed by nuclear weapons is to eliminate the weapons themselves." - UN Secretary-General António Guterres

The International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons has been observed annually since 2014. Pursuant to the resolutions of the General Assembly, Member States, the United Nations system and civil society, including non-governmental organizations, academia, parliamentarians, the mass media and individuals are encouraged to commemorate and promote the International Day through enhancing public awareness and education about the threat posed to humanity by nuclear weapons and the necessity for their total elimination.