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CTBTO Statement on Korea

Saturday, 28 April 2018, 12:08 pm | CTBTO

Statement by Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Vienna, 27 April 2018 More >>

CTBTO on North Korea

Sunday, 22 April 2018, 11:46 am | CTBTO

Statement by Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) Vienna, 21 April 2018 More >>

20th anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban

Saturday, 24 September 2016, 11:08 pm | CTBTO

Message of Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty More >>

Chinese monitoring stations now sending data

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 8:56 am | CTBTO

As of 1 January, the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) has started receiving data from key International Monitoring System (IMS) stations hosted by China. More >>

Jordan to host full-scale CTBT on-site inspection exercise

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 5:37 pm | CTBTO

Joint press release by the CTBTO and the Jordanian Ministry for Media Affairs and Communications More >>

CTBTO welcomes Geneva agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 3:19 pm | CTBTO

The Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), Lassina Zerbo, issued the following statement on the agreement reached during negotiations held in Geneva, Switzerland, on 23 November ... More >>

CTBTO Detects Radioactivity Consistent with Nuclear Test

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 10:45 am | CTBTO

The CTBTO’s radionuclide network has made a significant detection of radioactive noble gases that could be attributed to the nuclear test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)on 12 February 2013. More >>

Russian Fireball Largest Ever Detected by CTBTO’s Sensors

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 9:08 am | CTBTO

Russian Fireball Largest Ever Detected by CTBTO’s Infrasound Sensors Vienna, 18 February 2013 Infrasonic waves from the meteor that broke up over Russia’s Ural mountains last week were the largest ever recorded by the CTBTO’s International ... More >>

Niue Signs The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 4:48 pm | CTBTO

Niue signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) today, becoming the 183rd country to do so. Tibor Tóth, Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), said: “I welcome ... More >>

One Year After Fukushima

Wednesday, 7 March 2012, 10:29 am | CTBTO

Apart from detecting nuclear tests, each of our four monitoring technologies – seismic, hydroacoustic, infrasound and radionuclide – provides States with real-time, high-quality data that can help save lives in the event of natural disasters. More >>

Ban Ki-moon to Address CTBTO 15 Year Celebrations in Vienna

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 9:47 am | CTBTO

The Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) cordially invites the media to its 15th anniversary celebrations on 17 February 2012 at the Vienna International Centre (United Nations) in Vienna, Austria. The ... More >>

Entry Into Force Of CNTB Treaty Brought Closer by Indonesia

Wednesday, 7 December 2011, 12:35 pm | CTBTO

Vienna, 6 December 2011 Tibor Tóth, head of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), today congratulated Indonesia’s parliamentarians for bringing the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) “a ... More >>

CTBTO Newsletter - Indonesian Ratification Of The CTBT

Friday, 2 December 2011, 10:04 am | CTBTO

Indonesia prepares for CTBT ratification A large group of Indonesian Parliamentarians visited the CTBTO on 22 November in preparation of Indonedia’s ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). The group represented various political ... More >>

Turkey And The CTBTO Host Cross-Regional Workshop

Tuesday, 15 November 2011, 10:33 am | CTBTO

The Government of Turkey and the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) are co-organizing the workshop “Role of the CTBT [Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty] in regional and global security” from 15 to 17 November ... More >>

CTBTO Member States Take Test-Ban Verification To Next Level

Wednesday, 26 October 2011, 11:04 am | CTBTO

VIENNA – The 182 Member States of the highest decision-making body of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) today approved a plan to boost the organization’s on-site inspection capabilities. They ... More >>

Int'l organizations to re-assess nuclear emergency response

Monday, 28 March 2011, 11:01 am | CTBTO

“The CTBTO stands ready to further cooperate with and provide expert advice to the IAEA and other relevant organizations and for its global monitoring system to continue contributing to disaster prevention and mitigation,” the Executive Secretary ... More >>

Malawi Ratifies the Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Tuesday, 25 November 2008, 10:48 am | CTBTO

On 21 November 2008, Malawi ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) which bans all nuclear explosions on Earth. This brings the total number of Treaty ratifications to 147. More >>

Major Step Forward in detecting Nuclear Explosions

Tuesday, 2 September 2008, 11:40 am | CTBTO

Geneva/Vienna 1 September 2008 - The ability to detect the location of possible nuclear explosions will be significantly enhanced following the provisional entry into operation today (September 1st, 2008) of a joint response system of the Preparatory Commission ... More >>

CTBTO Vs. System To Monitor Nuclear Test Ban

Wednesday, 10 October 2007, 9:29 am | CTBTO

One year ago today, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea announced that it had conducted a nuclear test. "This constituted an imposed performance test for the CTBTO and the verification system it is building. More >>

Conference Ends With Strong Support For The CTBT

Monday, 24 September 2007, 6:56 am | CTBTO

Representatives of 106 States, including two non-signatory States, participated in the two-day Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the CTBT that took place in the former imperial palace Hofburg in the centre of Vienna, Austria. More >>

 

 

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