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Sonia Drobysz and Yasemin Balci author Learning Unit 17 on non-proliferation and disarmament law

We are very pleased to announce the launch of Learning Unit 17 of the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament eLearning Course today. Sonia Drobysz and Yasemin Balci authored this learning unit, with assistance from Thomas Brown. We would like to thank Leibniz-Institut Hessische Stiftung Friedens- und Konfliktforschung / Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (HSFK/PRIF) for their development […]

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VERTIC and ISTC host an online Forum for university faculty and students within the project “Building Capacity on Multilateral Verification of Nuclear Disarmament”

On 15-16 June 2021 VERTIC and ISTC organised an online Forum for university faculty and students on the topics “Nuclear Weapons Non-proliferation Regime and Disarmament” and “The IAEA – System of Safeguards and Verification of Nuclear Disarmament”. Dr. Timur Zhantikin, Candidate of Ph.-Math. Sciences, member of the Pugwash Committee of Kazakhstan, General Director of the […]

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VERTIC and ISTC host second workshop on building capacity for nuclear disarmament verification

VERTIC in conjunction with The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) held the 2nd Workshop within the Project ‘Building Capacity on Multilateral Verification of Nuclear Disarmament’ on May 19-20. Such a project focuses on harnessing, developing, and sustaining expertise and capacity on nuclear disarmament verification (NDV) in regions around the world. This work will complement the efforts being […]

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VERTIC, ISTC and the Eurasian National University host an online Forum for university faculty and students on ‘Kazakhstan in Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation’

Within the framework of the project ‘Building Capacity on Multilateral Verification of Nuclear Disarmament’ implemented by VERTIC in collaboration with the International Science and Technology  Center (ISTC), ISTC and the Eurasian National University (ENU) organized on 6 May 2021 an online Forum for university faculty and students on the topic   ‘Kazakhstan in Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation’. […]

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NIM publishes BWC and CWC legislation survey templates

VERTIC’s National Implementation Measures (NIM) Programme is delighted to announce the public launch of its legislation survey templates for the implementation of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC), Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and their related requirements under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (UNSCR 1540). One of the primary activities of VERTIC’s NIM Programme […]

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NIM publishes updated Fact Sheets on BWC, CWC and BWC National Authority

VERTIC’s National Implementation Measures (NIM) Programme is pleased to announce the publication of updated versions of its Fact Sheets on the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC), Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and National Authority for the Biological Weapons Convention. The Fact Sheets are available in Arabic, English, French, Russian and Spanish. VERTIC’s Fact Sheets are […]

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VERTIC and NPS Global host third online workshop on building capacity for nuclear disarmament verification

On April 15 VERTIC and the NPS Global Foundation hosted the third online workshop of a series of four within the Project Building Capacity on Multilateral Verification of Nuclear Disarmament. Such a project focuses on harnessing, developing, supporting and sustaining expertise and capacity on nuclear disarmament verification (NDV) in regions around the world. The third online […]

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Larry MacFaul appointed as VERTIC’s Acting Executive Director

After 16 months of leading the organisation as Acting Executive Director from New Zealand, Angela Woodward informed VERTIC’s Board that she wishes to return to her Deputy Executive Director position, devote more time to her role as Programme Director for VERTIC’s Compliance Mechanisms and Measures Programme, and return the executive management lead to a United Kingdom-based member of […]

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NIM Associate Legal Officer speaks at regional BWC universalisation workshop

On 4 March 2021, Associate Legal Officer Thomas Brown presented at a virtual Regional Workshop on Achieving the Universalisation of the Biological Weapons Convention in Africa. The workshop brought together representatives of African states that are yet to join the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) and featured video messages from all three Depositary Governments of the […]

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