Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | May 29, 2018

Kazakhstan’s nuclear legacy and importance of CTBTO

Capture6In this opinion piece in the Astana Times by a CTBTO Youth Group Member, Marzhan Nurzhan describes Kazakhstan as a disarmament champion and its role in international disarmament advocacy over the years. It further deconstructs the importance of of the CTBTO, as well as involving the youth in the topic of disarmament, stating, “The role of young people in peace and security is important, particularly participation and involvement in the area of nuclear issues. Youth and future generations are impacted by the legacy of nuclear tests and the threat from nuclear weapons policies, and so their voice must be included. This is rightly highlighted by the CTBTO Youth Group.”

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