A new look at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
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Published by Nederlands Instituut of International Relations Clingendael in Den Haag .
Written in English


  • Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty -- (1996),
  • Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- Law and legislation

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Edition Notes

StatementInternational Group on Global Security (IGGS), Anthony Aust ... [et al.].
SeriesClingendael Security paper -- no. 6
ContributionsAust, Anthony., International Group on Global Security.
LC ClassificationsKZ5680.41996 .N49 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23574795M
ISBN 109789050311304
LC Control Number2008478241

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The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a multilateral treaty by which states agree to ban all nuclear explosions in all environments, for military or civilian purposes. It was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 September but it has not entered into force due to the non-ratification of eight specific states. To date, over 2, nuclear tests have been carried. The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) prohibits “any nuclear weapon test explosion or any other nuclear explosion” anywhere in the world. The treaty was opened for signature in September , and has been signed by nations and ratified by The treaty cannot enter into force until it is ratified by 44 specific nations, eight of. Treaty Text; Status of signature and ratification; History: Summary; History: Early efforts to restrain nuclear testing; From peace movement to missile crisis; Limits on nuclear testing; Renewed test-ban commitments; Treaty negotiations. Prelude and formal negotiations.   Arnett, E. ‘Nuclear Weapons After the Comprehensive Test Ban’, , Oxford University Press, New York. Aust et al. ‘A New Look at the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty’, International Group on Global Security, September Netherlands Institute of .

The report, requested by the Office of the Vice President and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, reviews and updates a study that examined the technical concerns raised about the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT). The report does not take a position on whether the U.S. should ratify the treaty. A New Look at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) OUR PUBLICATIONS. 27 Sep Posted by Admin_Consortium In Nuclear arms control,Nuclear Test Ban Treaties 0 comment. A New Look at the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) Download. admin_consortium. Write a Reply or Comment Cancel reply.   Think of what the world would be like if Russia, the United States, China, India and Pakistan were testing nuclear weapons. They are not because of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty . COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR-TEST-BAN TREATY The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) bans nuclear weapon test explosions and any other nuclear explosions (Article I). held every alternate year since in Vienna, Austria, and New York, United States, respectively. In addition, the ministerial meeting of the Friends of the CTBT.