Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | September 25, 2014

Foreign Ministers to Issue Joint Call For CTBT Entry into Force

The 2014 CTBT Ministerial Meeting will take place in the Trusteeship Chamber at the UN Headquarters

The 2014 CTBT Ministerial Meeting will take place in the Trusteeship Chamber at the UN Headquarters

Foreign ministers will meet on Friday 26 September at 3.00 p.m. at the UN in New York to issue a joint call for the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). The meeting will be opened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and chaired by Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida. Opening statements will also be made by United States Secretary of State John Kerry, Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo. Around 30 foreign ministers have confirmed their attendance to date, with around 90 countries participating in the meeting.

Photo-op: Friday 26 September at 3.00 p.m., Trusteeship Chamber. Media requested to arrive at 2:55 p.m. sharp.

The entire meeting is open to the media.

Read registration details here


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