Selected Statements from the CTBTO

Selected Statements from the CTBTO

Date Statements by Lassina Zerbo,
Executive Secretary
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2014    
26 Sept 2014 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo at the UNGA Meeting to Commemorate the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons [PDF]
15 Sept 2014 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo commemorating the United Nations International Day Against Nuclear Testing, Washington D.C., 15 September 2014 [PDF]
14 Sept 2014 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo at the Forum for Nuclear Security, Stanford 14 September 2014 [PDF]
23 June 2014 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo at the G-77 50th Anniversary Commemorative Celebrations, Vienna, Austria, 23 June 2014 [PDF]
19 May 2014 Address by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo at the Regional Conference for South East Asia, the Pacific and Far East, Jakarta, Indonesia, 19 May 2014 [PDF]
29 April 2014 Address by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo at the 3rd Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, New York, 29 April 2014 [PDF]
17 March 2014 Keynote Speech by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbro at the First Standing Committee (International Peace and Security) IPU Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland [PDF]
2013    
13 Dec 2013 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo, at the NDC Development Workshop in Africa on the use of IMS data and IDC products with emphasis on radioactive aerosol and noble gas observations [PDF]
03 Dec 2013 Intervention by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo, at the Middle East Scientific Institute of Security in Jordan [PDF]
02 Dec 2013 Opening remarks by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo, at the Host Country Training in Jordan [PDF]
30 Oct 2013 Address by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo, at the National Seminar on the CTBT in Luanda, Angola [PDF]
28 Oct 2013 Address by the Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo, at the Exhibitions “A Lesson in Peace: The History of Dismantling of Soviet Nuclear Weapons in Kazakhstan”, and “Looking for Peace”, a presentation of paintings by artist Karipbek Kuyukov, Honorary ATOM Project Ambassador [PDF]
     
Date Statements on the CTBT

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2013    
17 Jun 2013 Speech by Hans Blix, Former (FMR) Director General, IAEA at the Science and Technology 2013 Conference (SnT2013) in Vienna, Austria. [PDF]
2012    
8 Aug 2012 Speech by CTBTO Spokesperson, Annika Thunborg, at the "Genbaku No Hi 2012" event to commemorate the victims of the atomic bombings, Vienna, Austria [PDF]
8 Mar 2012 Remarks by Vorian Maryssael, Director of the International Monitoring System Division of the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO, at the joint UN celebrations for the International Women's Day-8 March 2012, Vienna, Austria [PDF]
17 Feb 2012 Remarks by Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the ceremony for the 15th anniversary of the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO, Vienna, Austria [HTML]
17 Feb 2012 Remarks by Carl Bildt, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, at the ceremony for the 15th anniversary of the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO, Vienna, Austria [HTML]
17 Feb 2012 Remarks by Wolfgang Waldner, Austrian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, at the ceremony for the 15th anniversary of the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO, Vienna, Austria [HTML]
2011    
15 Nov 2011 Statement by Fredrik Löjdquist, Minister, Deputy Head of Mission of Sweden to the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO at the opening of the Cross-regional workshop in Istanbul [PDF]
28 Mar 2011 Statement by Annika Thunborg, Spokesperson at the CTBTO Preparatory Commission at the Permanent Council of the Organziation of American States (OAS) [PDF]
25 Feb 2011 Statement by Annika Thunborg, Spokesperson and Head of Public Information at the 3rd ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA [PDF]
13 Jan 2011 Joint Ministerial Statement on the CTBT [PDF]
2010    
4 Nov. 2010 Statement by Jean du Preez Chief, External Relations and International Cooperation at the First Conference of State Parties of the African Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty [PDF]
23 Sept. 2010 Remarks by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to Media after Ministerial Meeting in Support of Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty [PDF]
23 Sept. 2010 Joint Ministerial Statement on the CTBT [PDF]
29 July 2010 Statement by Annika Thunborg, Spokesperson and Head of Public Information at the Hiroshima Conference for the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons by 2020 [PDF]
29 July 2010 Statement by Annika Thunborg, Spokesperson and Head of Public Information at the Hiroshima Conference for the Total Abolition of Nuclear Weapons by 2020 [PDF]
4 May 2010 Remarks by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the ocassion of the CTBT Exhibition “Putting an End to Nuclear Explosions [Link]
4 May 2010 Remarks by Mr. Michael Douglas, United Nations Messenger of Peace, on the ocassion of the CTBT Exhibition “Putting an End to Nuclear Explosions [PDF]
3 May 2010 Remarks by Dr. R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia on the ocassion of the CTBT Exhibition “Putting an End to Nuclear Explosions” [PDF]
30 April 2010 Statement by Mr Jean du Preez Chief, External Relations and International Cooperation at the Second Conference of State Parties and Signatories of Treaties that Establish Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zones [PDF]
17 April 2010 Statement by Mr Jean du Preez, CTBTO Preparatory Commission's Chief of External Relations and International Cooperation as an observer at the International Disarmament and Non-proliferation Conference [PDF]
2008    
24 Sept. 2008 Joint Ministerial Statement on the CTBT [PDF]
2006    
20 Sept. 2006 Joint Ministerial Statement on the CTBT [PDF]
2004    
23 Sept. 2004 Joint Ministerial Statement on the CTBT [PDF]
2002    
14 Sept. 2002 Joint Ministerial Statement on the CTBT [PDF]
14 Sept. 2002 Statement by Mr. Dhanapala on the occasion of the launching of
the joint Ministerial statement on the CTBT
[PDF]
Date Statements by Tibor Tóth,
Executive Secretary Emeritus (2005 - 2013)
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2013    
23 Apr. 2013 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the 2nd Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, Geneva, Switzerland [PDF]
9 Jan. 2013 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the ACUNS Conference, Vienna, Austria [PDF]
2012    
6 Sep. 2012 Statement by Executive Secretary Tibor Tóth at the UN General Assembly Session to commemorate the International Day against Nuclear Tests [PDF]
3 Sep. 2012 Statement by Executive Secretary Tibor Tóth at the OPCW 15th Anniversary Event [PDF]
10 Aug. 2012 Keynote speech by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the opening of the International Forum on Disarmament and Nonproliferation Education, Nagasaki, Japan [PDF]
7 Aug. 2012 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the University of Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan [PDF]
3 May 2012 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the 2012 Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, Vienna, Austria [PDF]
12 Mar. 2012 Remarks by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the joint UNOV Commemoration Ceremony of the Great Japan Earthquake, Vienna, Austria [PDF]
8 Mar. 2012 Remarks by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the joint UNOV celebrations for the International Women's Day-8 March 2012, Vienna, Austria [PDF]
17 Feb. 2012 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the celebrations for CTBTO's 15th anniversary, Vienna, Austria [PDF]
14 Feb. 2012 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the Commemoration of the 45th Anniversary of the Signing of the Treaty of Tlatelolco, Mexico City, Mexico [PDF]
11 Jan. 2012 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the ACUNS Conference, Vienna, Austria [PDF]
2011    
6 Dec. 2011 Message by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting, Vilnius, Lithuania [PDF]
15 Nov. 2011 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the Istanbul Cross-Regional Workshop 'Role of the CTBT in Regional and Global Security' [PDF]
12 Oct. 2011 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the Astana International Forum for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World [PDF]
31 Aug. 2011 Op-ed "Nuclear Lessons Unlearned" by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth (Project Syndicate) [HTML]
6 July 2011 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the EU Seminar to promote confidence building and in support of a process aimed at establishing a zone free of WMD and means of delivery in the Middle East [PDF]
21 June 2011 Statement by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the IAEA Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Safety [PDF]
28 Feb 2011 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth at ACUNS Conference on Connecting Academics and Practitioners [PDF]
2010    
13 Dec. 2010 Address by the Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the 65th Session of the United Nations General Assembly [PDF]
1 Dec. 2010 Message from Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the CTBTO at the OSCE Summit, Astana, Kazakhstan. [PDF]
13 Oct. 2010 Address by the CTBTO Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, at the UNGA First Committee [PDF]
24 Sept. 2010 Address by Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the CTBTO at High Level Meeting on "Revitalizing the Work of the Conference on Disarmament and taking Forward Multilateral Disarmament Negotiations" [PDF]
23 Sept. 2010 Address by Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the CTBTO at the fifth CTBT Ministerial Meeting [PDF]
9 Aug. 2010 Statement by CTBTO Executive Secretary, Tibor Tóth, on the occasion of the Commemorative Ceremony Genbaku No Hi - Atomic Bomb Memorial Day [PDF]
6 May 2010 Statement by Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the CTBTO Preparatory Commission, on the ocassion of the 2010 NPT Review Conference [PDF]
4 May 2010 Remarks by Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the CTBTO Preparatory Commission, on the ocassion of the CTBT Exhibition “Putting an End to Nuclear Explosions [PDF]
2009    
17 Nov. 2009 Improvements of the Technical Capability of the Verification Regime Since 2000 [PDF]
16 Nov. 2009 Opening Statement of the Executive Secretary at the thirty-third session of the Preparatory Commission [PDF]
6 May 2009 Address to the third session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 NPT Review Conference [PDF]
7 Apr. 2009 Presentation at the panel "The Future of the CTBT" at the Carnegie Conference on Non-Proliferation [HTML]
2008    
26-27 Feb. 2008 Towards a world free of nuclear weapons - The contribution of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty [PDF]
26-27 Feb. 2008 Factsheet for Oslo Conference 26-27 Feb 2008 [PDF]
2007    
17 Oct. 2007 Address to the First Committee [PDF]
14 Feb. 2007 40th anniversary of Latin America and the Caribbean declaring
itself a nuclear-weapon free zone
[PDF]
2006    
20 Oct. 2006 Sixty-fist Session of the United Nations General Assembly [PDF]
9 Oct. 2006 Statement concerning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's
announcement of a Nuclear Test
[PDF]
6 Oct. 2006 Statement concerning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea’s
declared intention to conduct a nuclear test
[PDF]
31 Aug. 2006 Statement on the occasion of the Scientific Symposium
"CTBT: Synergies with Science, 1996 - 2006 and Beyond"
[PDF]
Date Statements by the Chairman
of the Preparatory Commission
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2009    
14 Jan. 2009 Interview with the Chairman of the Preparatory Commission, Ambassador Hans Lundborg [HTML]
2006    
9 Oct. 2006 Statement of the Chairman of the Preparatory Commission,
Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko, concerning the Democratic
People's Republic of Korea's announcement of a Nuclear Test
[PDF]
6 Oct. 2006 Statement of the Chairman of the Preparatory Commission,
Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko, concerning the Democratic
People's Republic of Korea's declared intention of a Nuclear Test
[PDF]
Date Statements by Wolfgang Hoffmann,
Executive Secretary Emeritus (1996 - 2005)
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2004    
22 Sept. 2004 Forty-eighth Session Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference [PDF]
2003    
09 Oct. 2003 Fifty-eighth Session of The United Nations General Assembly [PDF]
17 Sept. 2003 Forty-seventh Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference [PDF]
2002    
20 Nov. 2002 Fifty-seventh Session of The United Nations General Assembly [PDF]
18 Sept. 2002 Forty-sixth Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference [PDF]
2001    
06 Dec. 2001 Fifty-sixth Session of The United Nations General Assembly [PDF]
13 Sept. 2001 Forty-fifth Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference [PDF]
2000    
30 Oct. 2000 Statement concerning the Democratic People's Republic of Korea’s
declared intention to conduct a nuclear test
[PDF]
25 Apr. 2000 Statement on the occasion of the Scientific Symposium
"CTBT: Synergies with Science, 1996 - 2006 and Beyond"
[PDF]
1999    
19 Oct. 1999 Fifty-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly [PDF]
1998    
05 Oct. 1998 Fifty-third session of the United Nations General Assembly [PDF]