Annual Report 2015

Annual Report 2015

This report highlights the main activities of the organization during the 2015 year.

Annual Report 2015
         
           
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OPENING SECTION:          
Message from the Executive Secretary, Highlights of Activities, Table of Contents, Abbreviations         [PDF]
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THE INTERNATIONAL MONITORING SYSTEM          
Highlights in 2015, Preperations for the establishment of new IMS stations, Sustainment of the IMS network to ensure a high level of data availability, Maturity of the ability of radionuclide laboratories to analyse noble gase data         [PDF]
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THE GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE:          
Highlights in 2015, High GCI availability maintained, An average of 37 gigabytes of data and products transmitted per day, Teleport services consolidated         [PDF]
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THE INTERNATIONAL DATA CENTRE:          
Highlights in 2015, Further steps taken in IDC progressive commissioning, Implementation of Public Key Infrastructure at 110 IMS facilities, Holding the CTBT: Science and Technology 2015 Conference         [PDF]
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ON-SITE INSPECTION:          
Highlights in 2015, Building on the 2014 Integrated Field Exercise, Development of the new OSI action plan and programme for the next OSI training cycle, Arranging for an interim location for the Equipment Storage and Maintenance Facility         [PDF]
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IMPROVING PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY:          
Highlights in 2015, Further development and consolidation of the Quality Management System, Enhancement of the performance reporting tool and refinement of the key performance indicators, Evaluation of the 2014 Integrated Field Exercise         [PDF]
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INTEGRATED CAPACITY BUILDING:          
Highlights in 2015, Increase in capacity building activities, Integration of the NDC capacity building with policy and educational outreach activities         [PDF]
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OUTREACH:          
Highlights in 2015, Increased high level engagement with States, Implementation of a comprehensive public and media outreach strategy, Outreach activities by the Group of Eminent Persons         [PDF]
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FACILITATING THE ENTRY INTO FORCE OF THE TREATY:          
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POLICY MAKING:          
Highlights in 2015, Adoption of biennial budgeting and a multiyear funding modality, Decision on the procedures for the appointments of the officers of the subsidiary bodies of the Commission, Appointment of a new Chairperson of Working Group A         [PDF]
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MANAGEMENT:          
Highlights in 2015, Efforts to improve geographical and gender representations in the Secretariat, Adoption of a biennial budgeting system, Establishment of four multiyear funds         [PDF]
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SIGNATURE and RATIFICATION:          
States Whose Ratification Is Required for the Treaty To Enter Into Force (31 December 2015), Status of Signature and Ratification of the Treaty by Geographical Region (31 December 2015)         [PDF]
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