IAEA Representative Addresses General Assembly Meeting Marking International Day against Nuclear Tests
The UN General Assembly held a special meeting to mark the observance of the International Day against Nuclear Tests. Established by the Assembly during its 64th session, the Day is observed on 29 August, the same day as the 1991 closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site in Kazakhstan. Geoffrey Shaw (left), Representative of the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to the United Nations, is seen addressing the special meeting. Also shown are (on podium, from left): Kairat Umarov, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan; UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; and Ali Abdussalam Treki, President of the sixty-fourth session of the General Assembly.