On August 29 from 19.30-20.30 Vienna time (GMT+2), the CTBTO will convene a special online event to commemorate the International Day Against Nuclear Testing. The event is hosted in partnership with the prestigious European Forum Alpbach: https://www.alpbach.org/en/

The event will consists of two sessions:

A High Level Session featuring:

  • CTBTO Executive Secretary Dr Lassina Zerbo
  • Former President of Finland and GEM Member Tarja Kaarina Halonen
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria Sabri Boukadoum

A discussion with young scholars on CTBT in the Global Context featuring:

  • Sahil Shah, European Leadership Network
  • Sarah Bidgood, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey
  • Natalia Zhurina, Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL)

The discussion will be moderated by Francesca Giovannini, CTBTO.

Full details about the 2020 European Forum Alpbach are available here.

EFA poster