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2007 Conference on Facilitating the Entryinto Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban TreatyVienna, Austria


Date and time

Monday, 17 September 2007
Afternoon Session 15:00

Tuesday, 18 September 2007
Morning Session 10:00 
Afternoon Session 15:00

Statements

MONDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 2007:
AFTERNOON SESSION 15:00

No. State Speaker
1. United Nations [PDF] H.E. Mr Sergio DUARTE,
United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs
2. Presidency Austria [PDF] H.E. Dr Ursula PLASSNIK,
Federal Minister for International and European Affairs
3. Presidency, Costa Rica [PDF] H.E. Mr Bruno Stagno UGARTE,
Minister for Foreign Affairs
4. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization [PDF] H.E. Mr Tibor TÓTH,
Executive Secretary
5. Progress Report: Coordinator (Australia) [PDF] H.E. Mr Peter SHANNON,
Permanent Representative
6. Progress Report: Special Representative [PDF] H.E. Mr. Jaap RAMAKER,
Special Representative to promote the ratification process of the CTBT
7. Hungary [PDF] H.E. Dr Kinga GÖNCZ,
Minister of Foreign Minister
8. Dominican Republic
(Español) [PDF]
H.E. Mr Aristides Fernandez ZUCCO,
Minister of Energy
9. Mozambique [PDF] H.E. Mr Christiano Dos SANTOS,
Director for Legal and Counsular Affairs, Ministery for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
10. Japan [PDF] H.E. Mr Hitoshi KIMURA,
Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan
11. Portugal [PDF] H.E. Mr João Gomes CRAVINHO,
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation (on behalf of the EU)
12. Malaysia [PDF] H.E. Dato'Mohd. Arshad M. HUSSAIN,
Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the CTBTO on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
13. Austria [PDF] H.E. Mr Johannes KYRLE,
Secretary General of the Federal Ministry for International and European Affairs

TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2007
MORNING SESSION 10:00

No. State Speaker
1. Republic of Korea
[PDF]
H.E. Mr In-kook PARK,
Deputy Minister for International Organizations and Global Issues,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2. Italy
Français [PDF]
H.E. Mr Vittorio CRAXI,
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
3. Belarus
Russian [PDF]
H.E. Mr Viktar GAISENAK,
Deputy-Minister for Foreign Affairs
4. Philippines
[PDF]
H.E. Mrs. Linglingay F. LACANALE,
Permanent Representative
5. Netherlands
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Justus de VISSER,
Permanent Representative
6. South Africa
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Leslie Mbangambi GUMBI,
Permanent Representative
7. Morocco
Français [PDF]
H.E. Mr Omar ZNIBER,
Permanent Representative
8. Colombia
Español [PDF]
H.E. Mr Rosso Jose Serrano CADENA,
Permanent Representative
9. Switzerland
Français [PDF]
H.E. Mr Rudolf SCHALLER,
Permanent Representative
10. France
Français [PDF]
H.E. Mr Francois-Xavier DENIAU,
Permanent Representative
11. Sweden
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Frank BELFRAGE,
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
12. Venezuela
Español [PDF]
H.E. Mr Ali Uzcategui DUQUE,
Ambassador, Head of Delegation of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
13. Canada
[PDF]
H.E. Ms Marie GERVAIS-VIDRICAIRE,
Permanent Representative
14. Russian Federation
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Alexander V. ZMEYEVSKIY,
Permanent Representative
15. Australia
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Peter SHANNON,
Permanent Representative
16. Egypt
Arabic [PDF]
H.E. Mr Ehab FAWZY,
Permanent Representative
17. People's Republic of
China [PDF]
H.E. Mr Tang GUOQIANG,
Permanent Representative
18. New Zealand
[PDF]

H.E. Ms Jennifer MACMILLAN,
Permanent Representative

 

TUESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER 2007
AFTERNOON SESSION 15:00

No. State Speaker
1. Brazil
[PDF]
H.E. Antonio GUERREIRO
Permanent Representative
2. Burundi
Français [PDF]
Mr Gerard SABUSHIMIKE, Department of Treaties and Justice, Ministery of Foreign Affairs
3. Argentina
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Eugenio Maria CURIA,
Permanent Representative
4. Chile
[PDF]
Mr Milenko E. SKOKNIC,
Permanent Representative
5. Indonesia
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Triyono WIBOWO,
Permanent Representative
6. Holy See
[PDF]
Monsignor Michael Wallace BANACH,
Permanent Representative,
7. Ireland
[PDF]
Ms Alison KELLY,
Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Section, Department of Foreign Affairs
8. Burkina Faso
Français [PDF]
H.E. Ms Beatrice DAMIBA,
Permanent Representative
9. Mexico
Español [PDF]
H.E. Ambassador Pablo MACEDO, Director General for the UN System, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
10. Israel
[PDF]
Dr Itshak LEDERMAN,
Senior Director for CTBT Affairs and Special Projects Israel Atomic Energy Commission
11. Norway
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Bengt Olav JOHANSEN,
Permanent Representative
12. Ukraine
[PDF]
H.E. Mr Volodymyr YELCENKO,
Permanent Representative
13. Algeria
Français [PDF]
H.E. Ms Taous FEROUKHI,
Premanent Representative
14. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Arabic [PDF]
Dr Ali GASHUT,
Secretary of National Authority for Scientific Research
15. Nigeria
[PDF]
Dr. Franklin E OSAISAI,
Director General, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission
16. Islamic Republic of
Iran [PDF]
H.E. Mr Ali-Asghar SOLTANIEH,
Permanent Representative

 

No. Statements by Non-Signatories Speaker
1. Pakistan
[PDF]
H.E. Mr SHAHBAZ,
Permanent Representative
2. Barbados
[PDF]
Mr Matthew A. WILSON, Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations, First Secretary
     

 

No. NGO Statement Speaker
1. NGO
[PDF]
Ms Lilly GUNDACKER,
Women's Federation for World Peace International

 

Conference Material

  1. Final Declaration and measures
    to promote the Entry Into Force
    of the Comprehensive
    Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty ( PDF)
  2. List of participants
    at the Conference ( PDF )
  3. Report of the Conference
    including Final Declaration ( PDF ) Arabic  | Chinese | French   Russian | Spanish
  4. Adopted Rules of Procedure ( PDF ) Arabic | Chinese | French   Russian | Spanish
  5. Provisional Agenda ( PDF ) Arabic | Chinese | French   Russian | Spanish
  6. Official Background paper ( PDF ) Arabic | Chinese | French   Russian | Spanish
  7. Information for participants
    at the Conference (Rev.1) ( PDF )
  8. Activities undertaken by signatory
    and ratifying states under
    measure (k) ... ( PDF )
  9. Credentials of representatives ( PDF )

About

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) contains a special mechanism to promote its entry into force – a conference designed to facilitate this objective takes place every other year. While its official designation is the Conference on Facilitating Entry into Force of the CTBT, it is more commonly known as the “Article XIV conference” in accordance with the relevant Treaty article. The sixth Article XIV conference will take place on 24 September 2009.

Conference side events

  1. Monday, 17 September 2007
    Reception
    Hosted by the Government of Austria. All participants invited.
    Time and place: 13:30 - 15:00, Dachfoyer, Hofburg Congress Center
  2. Monday - Tuesday, 17-18 September 2007
    PTS Exhibition:
    "Verifying the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban"
    Experts from the CTBTO's technical divisions will demonstrate how a seismic station works, how data is processed, and how an on-site inspection is conducted. The 2007 re-release of the CTBTO Movie "CTBT: For a Safer and More Secure World", which includes CTBTO findings with regards to the announced nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in October 2006, will also be shown in the exhibition area.
    Time and Place: all day, Dachfoyer, Hofburg Congress Center
  3. Tuesday, 18 September 2007
    VERTIC and ACA Seminar
    "The CTBT Achievements, challenges and opportunities"
    The Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC) and the Arms Control Association (ACA) will be holding a seminar on political and verification challenges and opportunities for the Treaty and its verification system. A light luncheon will be served.
    Time and place:
    13:00 - 15:00, Kleiner Redoutensaal, Hofburg Congress Center