About the Youth Group
The CTBTO Youth Group was launched at the symposium on “Science and Diplomacy for Peace and Security: the CTBT@20“, held in Vienna, Austria, from 25 January to 4 February 2016. The importance of engaging youth was one of the main outcomes of the symposium.
The group is open to all students and young graduates who are directing their careers to contribute to global peace and security and who wish to actively engage in promoting the CTBT and its verification regime.
- Revitalize the discussion around the CTBT among decision-makers, academia, students, expert society and media;
- Raise awareness of the importance of the nuclear test-ban;
- Build a basis for knowledge transfer to the younger generation;
- Involve new technologies into promoting the CTBT – social media, digital visualization, interactive means of delivering information etc.;
- Place the CTBT on the agenda of the world’s most important nuclear-related events.