The Advanced Science Course, “Around the Globe and Around the Clock: The Science and Technology of the CTBT”, was held from 12 - 23 November 2012 at the Vienna International Centre. The course will took an in-depth look at the CTBT verification technologies, including live lectures from internationally-renowned guest expert lecturers as well as CTBTO staff, interactive sessions and site visits.
The CTBT Diplomacy and Public Policy Course entitled "Proven Treaty, Political Challenge: The CTBT and Multistakeholder Security" was held from 15 to 19 July 2013.
The course comprised e-learning modules and a week-long live lecture seminar style course held in Vienna and streamed online. Topics included:
- The role of the CTBT in the nuclear non-proliferation regime;
- The CTBT in a regional context;
- Negotiating history of the Treaty;
- Multilateral arms control and verification;
- The third announced nuclear test by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 12 February 2013.
The symposium offered comprehensive training in the policy and legal aspects of the CTBT, including its entry-into-force and universalization, as well as the CTBT verification technologies and the civil and scientific applications of monitoring data. The symposium also covered the Integrated Field Exercise 2014 and the development of the on-site inspection regime.
CTBT Intensive Policy Course
Multilateral Verification, Collective Security:
The Contribution of the CTBT
From 16 to 20 July 2012, over 450 people from 91 countries participated in the Intensive Policy Course entitled “Multilateral Verification, Collective Security: The Contribution of the CTBT”. The week-long event was made possible through generous financial support provided by the government of Norway. The full course highlight is available on the CTBTO public website here.
This open course archive provides comprehensive training in the policy and legal aspects of the nuclear test ban, including the entry-into-force and universalization of the CTBT, legal aspects of the CTBT, effective verification of the CTBT, an overview of the verification technologies and a simulation exercise of the Executive Council deliberations on an On-site Inspection request.
The course consists of:
- Online preparatory modules and quizzes
- Video Lectures and recordings of Executive Council Simulation
- Final quiz
- Certificate of Successful Completion