29. August - International Day against Nuclear Tests

28.08.2012 "Nuclear tests remain a threat to human health and global stability. … On this Day, I pledge to personally continue promoting the cause of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation and to intensify my efforts to encourage all remaining States to ratify the CTBT."
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Since nuclear weapons testing began in the mid-twentieth century, with the first test in 1945, nearly 2,000 have taken place...

→ Message on the International Day against Nuclear Tests, August 2012
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