Security Council marks 25th anniversary of Test Ban Treaty with call for nuclear weapons-free world 

The Security Council on Monday marked the 25th anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, with calls for its entry into force and the elimination of nuclear weapons everywhere.  

Austrian scientist prepares for entry into force of UN nuclear ban treaty

Scientists are being trained by a UN-backed organization in methods to monitor whether or not a nuclear explosion has taken place.

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UN Gender Focus: peacekeeping, human rights and women in science

Reports of sexual abuse by peacekeepers “shocked” UN in CAR

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Women have “powerful voice” in global scientific community

Women have a “powerful voice” in the global scientific community, the head of a UN partner organization that works to end nuclear testing has said.

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UN nuclear test ban needs to be enforced, says Uruguay’s vice minister

A ban on all nuclear testing would send a “clear message” that the international community is determined to achieve a nuclear-free world.

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“Frightening” nuclear test in North Korea

“Frightening” is how a presumed nuclear test in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, has been described by the head of the CTBTO, the UN agency tasked with banning the t

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Eight countries holding the world “hostage” over nuclear treaty

Eight countries which have so far failed to ratify a Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty are holding the international community “hostage”.

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North Korea urged to halt nuclear tests

The United Nations continues to monitor developments in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) following the country’s testing of a nuclear bomb.

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Iran deal stepping stone to universal ban on nuclear tests

A landmark deal to strictly curb Iran’s nuclear programme can be built upon to ensure universal ratification of a global treaty to ban all nuclear tests.

That’s according to Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty Organization, CTBTO.

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