Symposium 2016


The symposium "Science and Diplomacy for Peace and Security: the [email protected]" was the first in a series of events in the year of the 20th anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT).


Eminent personalities, internationally recognized experts and thought leaders stimulated the discussions. These included some of the lead negotiators of the CTBT in the Conference on Disarmament in the mid-1990s. Selected speeches:

CTBTO Executive Secretary, Lassina Zerbo (pdf)

Michael Krepon, Co-Founder/Senior Associate, Stimson Center (pdf)

Joseph Cirincione, President, Ploughshares Fund (pdf)

Des Browne, Vice-Chairman of NTI and former UK Defence Secretary (pdf)

    Media and civil society

    Panels on the media and civil society discussed the challenges in and tools for reporting about and promoting the CTBT.