November, 2019

VERTIC attends the Chemical Weapons Convention’s 24th Conference of States Parties

VERTIC participated in the 24th Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention this week. The Convention’s States Parties gather in The Hague, the Netherlands every year for this conference to oversee the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, promote the Convention’s objectives, and review compliance with the treaty.

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VERTIC at the Moscow Non-Proliferation Conference

On November 7-9 Researcher Elena Gai took part in the Moscow Non-Proliferation Conference. Every two years the Conference gathers hundreds of experts and officials from government, international organisations and NGOs to tackle the most pressing challenges in the non-proliferation field. The Conference featured presentations on the future of the non-proliferation regime and the priorities of Russia’s […]

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New Opportunity: Executive Director

After 10 years our Executive Director has stepped down. A new Executive Director will work closely with the Board and the senior management team to ensure the organisation can continue to evolve in the current climate and is fit for purpose. VERTIC seeks an individual with outstanding leadership, management and communication skills. This is a […]

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VERTIC hosts tabletop exercise on UN Secretary General Mechanism investigations of alleged biological weapons use

On 31 October – 1 November 2019, VERTIC ran a table-top exercise on investigations of alleged use of biological weapons under the UN Secretary General Mechanism (UNSGM). The exercise aimed at identifying practical challenges that a deployed UNSGM investigation team may face, and explore possible strategies to mitigate and overcome them. In particular, the exercise […]

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