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.
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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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.
A ban on all nuclear testing would send a “clear message” that the international community is determined to achieve a nuclear-free world.
“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
Eight countries which have so far failed to ratify a Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty are holding the international community “hostage”.
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.
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.