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“I also want to thank Daryl Kimball and the Arms Control Association for allowing me to address all of you today and for being such effective advocates for sensible policies to stem the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and most importantly, reduce the risk of nuclear war.”

– Joseph Biden, Jr.
Senator
January 28, 2004
May 19 Event "The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty at 20: Prospects for Ratification and the Enduring Risks of Nuclear Testing"

Arms Control NOW


On Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the House of the Academy in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences will host the conference: "The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty at 20: Prospects for Ratification and the Enduring Risks of Nuclear Testing."

The conference will be divided into a "Daytime Program" and an "Evening Program" that will both take place in Cambridge. However, the American Academy of Arts and Science will also be hosting a live-stream of the evening program in Washington, D.C. at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.

To register for the conference, either in Cambridge or in Washington, please click on the following links:

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at 20:
Prospects for Ratification and the Enduring Risks of Nuclear Testing

Conference Agenda

Roundtable discussions

What Is Lost By Not Ratifying the CTBT? Can the CTBT Help in Preventing a Resurgent Arms Race?

Daryl Kimball (Arms Control Association)

 

Lessons Learned from the CTBT Verification System: How Multilateral Transparency and Cooperative Verification Can be Applied and Reproduced in Other Areas

R. Scott Kemp (MIT)

Lunch and Keynote Address

Nuclear Testing and Moratorium: What Role Will the CTBT Play in the Global Nuclear Order of the 21st Century?

Gary Samore (Harvard Kennedy School)

 

Youth Forum, facilitated by Rhode Island School of Design and N Square

Alexandra Bell (U.S. State Department)
Thomas Weis (Rhode Island School of Design)
Lassina Zerbo (Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization)

2016 Distinguished Morton L. Mandel Annual Public Lecture

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at 20

Rose Gottemoeller (U.S. Department of State)
Siegfried Hecker (Stanford University)
Arun Rath (WGBH; NPR)
Robert Rosner (University of Chicago)
Lassina Zerbo (Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization)