Calendar of Events for CYG Members: 2019-2020

Calendar of Events for CYG Members: 2019-2020

Please find below some information on upcoming meetings and initiatives where CYG members will be invited to participate. Please do not hesitate to contact the CYG coordination team or the CYG Task Force ([email protected]) if you have other ideas or proposals.

Event Venue and Date Description Number of CYG involved
Science Diplomacy: What role can Ecuador play to support the Entry into Force of the CTBT?

Quito, Ecuador

12 - 13 September

A CYG member will deliver a presentation on CTBTO Youth Group Initiative 1 (already identified)
African Nuclear Youth Summit 7 - 11 October Description and agenda not yet released. For information on the previous summit: Not yet decided
Geoscience and Society

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

27 Oct - 1 Nov

CYG members will attend the conference and present a co-authored paper. They will also staff a CYG booth 2 (already identified)
St. Petersburg 10 - 12 November The seminar ‘CTBT: Treaty’s Impact on the International Nonproliferation Regime and Assessment of the Current State of Affairs’ represents a unique format of collaboration between an international organization (CTBTO), a think-tank focusing on arms control and nonproliferation (CENESS) and a top Russian academic institution. It is a joint effort to discuss Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty’s place and impact on the international nonproliferation architecture, as well as to address existing obstacles to its’ entry into force in the broader context.

30 CYG members from all over the world including Annex II States

(identification in progress)

CYG member presentation at a scientific conference hosted by ASEAN

5 Feb 2020

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Student Mini Conference on 5th February 2020, in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Isotopes (10ICI). The Student Mini Conference includes an oral presentation, posters presentation competition, and student creativity, invention, innovation competition.

Enclosed herewith are the brochure and the program schedule for your kind consideration. The webpage link is:

The committee proposed CTBTO Youth Group (CYG) representative to give a keynotes presentation with the title "Nurturing Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Awareness in Nuclear Isotopes". CYG representative will also be a panel for posters and student creativity, invention, innovation competition.


Already identified

Science Diplomacy Symposium

April 2020

Vienna, Austria

The Symposium’s aim is to raise public awareness of the CTBT's contribution to international peace and security, and to encourage cooperative and collaborative research and innovation on nuclear test monitoring science and technology. The Symposium sought to stimulate creative thinking about possible political, legal and diplomatic solutions among diplomats, practitioners and policy makers, academics, and the next generation to the challenges facing the Treaty.


not yet identified