Forty-sixth session

WPR/RC46.R1

Health and Environmental Effects of Nuclear Weapons

         The Regional Committee,

         Recognizing the potential threat to human health and ecosystems of any increased exposure to man-made radioactive material;

         Recognizing also the large quantities of long-lasting hazardous materials generated by the testing of nuclear weapons;

  1. DEPLORES the testing of nuclear weapons anywhere in the world and particularly in the Region; and
  2. CALLS UPON those governments intending to test such weapons to desist from doing so immediately

11 September 1995


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