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Japan to host nuclear disarmament meeting in Hiroshima in April

14th March 2014

Japan will host a foreign ministerial meeting on April 11-12 in Hiroshima to promote nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa and Rose Gottemoeller, U.S. undersecretary of state for arms control and international… [source: Kyodo News International]

Niue Ratifies the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty

5th March 2014

Niue ratified the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), becoming the 162th country to do so. Niue’s ratification follows the country’s signature on 9 April 2012. Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), said: “I welcome… [source: CTBTO]

IAEA Board of Governors Convenes March Meeting

3rd March 2014

The 35-member IAEA Board of Governors convenes its second official meeting in 2014 beginning Monday, 3 March 2014. Topics on the agenda include issues related to: applications for membership of the Agency; strengthening the Agency's activities in nuclear, radiation, transport… [source: IAEA]