Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | November 14, 2011

Cross-regional workshop in Istanbul on banning nuclear testing

The Government of Turkey and the CTBTO are co-organizing a workshop in Istanbul aiming to promote a global ban on nuclear testing. The workshop takes place at the Ceylan Intercontinental Hotel Istanbul from 15 to 17 November 2011. Government officials, journalists and scholars from 46 countries -mainly from the Middle East, Central Asia and Europe- have registered to participate.

Read the media advisory here.


Opening of the workshop: 15 November from 09:00 to 11:00. The Turkish Deputy Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs Fatih Ceylan and CTBTO Executive Secretary Tibor Tóth will speak at the opening ceremony.

Visit to the Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory & Earthquake Research Institute, 17 November from 10:00 to 12:00.

Media Contact:

Thomas Mützelburg, CTBTO Public Information
M  +43 699 1459 6421


Nilvana Darama, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey
T +90 312 292 18 04
M +90 533 391 07 24

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