Trust & Verify no. 169, Winter 2021 This Winter's edition of T&V covers a wide range of current issues - from COP26, to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Review Conference (NPT RevCon). Guest Article by Dr George Vardulakis The lead article, by Dr. George Vardulakis, focusses on the cyber-security coverage within the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM/A). Verification Watch Verification Watch focusses on... VERTIC Webinar Series #3: The People of OSINT On May 11 2021, VERTIC Senior Researcher Grant Christopher was joined by Christiaan Triebert, Melissa Hanham, and Rayna Rogers, to discuss how they pushed the application of open-source intelligence (OSINT) in arms control, and beyond, to the limit. The use of open sources and the application of open-source intelligence (OSINT) has transformed arms control. It... Encouraging Education in the Field of Nuclear Disarmament Verification This Brief supports the VERTIC Verification and Monitoring Programme project ‘Building Capacity on Multilateral Verification of Nuclear Disarmament’, funded by the Norwegian Government. The project supports the development and strengthening of practical and effective nuclear disarmament verification (NDV) measures for the achievement and maintenance of a world without nuclear weapons. The Brief reviews recent UN Resolutions...


Building Trust Through Verification

VERTIC is an independent, non-profit making charitable organisation. Our mission is to support the development, implementation and verification of international agreements and related regional and national initiatives.

VERTIC provides this support through research and analysis on verification regimes and implementation in a series of openly available publications. The centre also offers training through workshops carried out around the world, as well as through our internship programme. We help governments and international organisations in their efforts to make regimes binding by offering ratification/accession support. VERTIC also assists governments in translating commitments undertaken in international law into national legislation. We conduct all our work in an objective and impartial manner.