On October 11, Acting Executive Director Larry Macfaul and Assistant Researcher Anuradha Damale provided presentations and recommendations at a joint China-Europe dialogue on Global Arms Control. The dialogue was organised by the Chinese People’s Association for Peace and Disarmament (CPAPD) and the University of Bradford. Larry’s contributions focussed on processes and the opportunities to build […]
On 16 and 17 September 2021, the Radiation and Health Physics Unit, University of the Witwatersrand and VERTIC hosted another African regional workshop to further discuss the establishment of an African Nuclear Disarmament Verification hub. The workshop was the sixth of a series of regional workshops. Three commissioned papers were presented on: African networks available […]
On September 9 Senior Researcher Elena Gai made a presentation on ‘Building Capacity on Multilateral Verification of Nuclear Disarmament: Options for Broadening and Sustaining Involvement Globally’ within the framework of the ’21 SPS Aachen Conference. She provided lessons from the field in bridging the gap between science and politics, a goal very close to the mission […]
National Implementation Measures (NIM) Programme Director, Dr Sonia Drobysz, presented as a Guest of the Meeting at the third Meetings of Experts (“MX 3”) to the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) on Friday 3 September. The 2020 Meetings of Experts took place from 30 August to 8 September 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland, having been postponed for […]
On September 8 Senior Researcher Elena Gai presented on current nuclear disarmament verification initiatives at the IX International Conference ‘Semipalatinsk Test Site: Legacy and Prospects for Scientific-Technical Potential’, which featured interventions from representatives of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Nuclear Centre and other scientific institutes as well as diplomatic personalities […]
On 06 September 2021, the Radiation and Health Physics Unit, University of the Witwatersrand and VERTIC) hosted another online African regional workshop to further discuss the establishment of an African Nuclear Disarmament Verification hub.