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2011 Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban TreatyUnited Nations, New York, USA


Conference date and time

Friday, 23 September 2011
10am - 4pm

 
 

Morning and afternoon sessions on video

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Statements

  State Speaker
1 France
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Alain Marie Juppé
Minister of Foreign Affairs
2 Morocco
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Taib Fassi Fihri
Minister of Foreign Affairs
3 Mexico
[PDF] 
HE Ms. Patricia Espinosa Cantellano
Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
4 Poland
(on behalf of the European Union)
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Jacek Najder
Under Secretary of State
5 Austria
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Michael Spindelegger
Vice-Chancellor
Federal Minister for European
and International Affairs
6 Ireland
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Eamon Gilmore
Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister)
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade
7 Luxembourg
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Jean Asselborn
Deputy Prime-Minister
Minister for Foreign Affairs
8 Netherlands
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Uri Rosenthal
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Vice-President (AFC)
9 Australia
[PDF]
HE Mr. Kevin Rudd
Minister of Foreign Affairs, MP
10 Germany
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Guido Westerwelle
Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs
11 United Nations
[PDF] 
Mr. Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary-General
12 Sweden (Presidency)
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Carl Bildt
Minister for Foreign Affairs
13 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban
Treaty Organization
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Tibor Tóth
Executive Secretary
14 Viet Nam
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Pham Binh Minh
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Vice-President (AFC)
15 Czech Republic
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Karel Schwarzenberg
First Deputy Prime-Minister
Minister of Foreign Affairs
16 Mongolia
[PDF] 
Mr. Zandanshatar Gombojan
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
17 Kyrgyzstan
[PDF]
HE Mr. Ruslan Kazakbaev
Minister of Foreign Affairs
18 United States
[HTML] 
HE Ms. Ellen Tauscher
Under Secretary for Arms Control
& International Security
19 Ukraine
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Kostyantyn Gryshchenko
Minister of Foreign Affairs
20 The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Nikola Poposki
Minister of Foreign Affairs
21 Japan
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Koichiro Gemba
Minister of Foreign Affairs
22 Bosnia and Herzegovina
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Sven Alkalaj
Minister of Foreign Affairs
23 Greece
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Michael Christos Diamessis
Ambassador, Director
Directorate for the United Nations,
International Organizations & Conferences
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
24 South Africa
[PDF] 
HE Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty
Permanent Representative Of South Africa To The United Nations
At Geneva And International Organisation In Switzerland
25 Italy
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Vincenzo Scotti
Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs
26 Canada
[PDF] 
HE Ms. Kerry Buck
Department of Foreign Affairs
27 Brazil
[PDF] 
HE Ms. Vera Machado
Ambassador
Under Secretary General
for Political Affairs
28 Turkey
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Ömer Tüzel
Deputy Director-General for Arms
Control & Disarmament
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
29 Hungary
[PDF] 
Mr. Péter Sztáray
Deputy State Secretary of Security Polic
  State Speaker
30 Indonesia
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Marty M. Natalegawa
Minister of Foreign Affairs
31 Kazakhstan
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Yerzhan Kazykhanov
Minister of Foreign Affairs
32 Norway
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Espen Barth Eide
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
33 Peru
[PDF - Spanish] 
Mr. Alexis Aquino
Counsellor
Permanent Mission of Peru to the
to the United Nations
34 Belarus
[PDF - Russian] 
HE Mr. Valentin Rybakov
Assistant to the President
35 Colombia
[PDF] 
Ms. Patti Londorso
Deputy Minister for Multilateral Affairs
36 Progress Report Part I: France
[PDF - French] 
Mr. Martin Briens,
Deputy Permanent Representative
37 Algeria
[PDF - French] 
HE Mr. Mourad Medelci
Minister of Foreign Affairs
38 Progress Report Part II: Morocco
[PDF - French] 
Mr. Azzedine Farhane
Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
39 Slovenia
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Samuel Žbogar
Minister of Foreign Affairs
40 Bulgaria
[PDF]
HE Mr. Dimitar Tzantchev
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
41 Slovakia
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Milan Ježovica
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
42 Romania
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Doru Costea
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
43 Israel
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Daniel Ayalon
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
44 Russian Federation
[PDF]
HE Mr. Sergey Ryabkov
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
45 Republic of Korea
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Kim Bong-hyun
Deputy Minister for Multilateral
& Global Affairs
46 Croatia
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Mario Nobilo
State Secretary for Political Affairs
47 Switzerland
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Paul Seger
Permanent Representative
48 Costa Rica
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Eduardo Ulibarri
Permanent Representative
49 Philippines
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Libran N. Cabactulan
Permanent Representative
50 New Zealand
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Jim McLay
Permanent Representative
51 United Kingdom
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Alistair Burt, MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
52 Lithuania
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Dalius Cekuolis
Permanent Representative
53 Chile
[PDF - Spanish] 
HE Mr. Milenko Skoknic
Ambassador, Chef de Cabinet
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
54 Spain
[PDF] 
HE Mr. Santiago Cabanas
Director General for Foreign Policy
European Affairs & International Security
55 Liechtenstein
[PDF] 
HE Ambassador Martin Frick
Director of the Office for Foreign Affairs of the Principality of Liechtenstein
56 Portugal
[PDF] 
Mr. Almeida Ribeiro
Permanent Mission of Portugal to the U.N.
57 Burkina Faso
[PDF - French] 
HE Mr. Paul Robert Tiendrebeogo
Permanent Representative
58 Jordan
[PDF] 
HE Ms. Saja Al Majali
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
59 Egypt
[PDF] 
Mr. Amr Aljowaily
Counselor, Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations, New York
60 Finland
[PDF] 
Ms. Satu Suikkari-Kleven
Counsellor, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
61 China
[PDF]
Mr. Zhang Jun"an
Counsellor
Permanent Mission of the People’s
Republic of China to the United Nations
62 Joint Statement by Non-Governmental Organizations
[PDF] 
Dr. Togzhan Kassenova, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

 

Conference Material

  1. Final Declaration and measures
    to promote the Entry Into Force
    of the Comprehensive
    Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty ( PDF )
  2. Draft Rules of Procedure ( PDF ) Arabic | Chinese | French   Russian | Spanish
  3. Draft Provisional Agenda ( PDF ) Arabic | Chinese | French   Russian | Spanish
  4. Information for Participants
    at the Conference ( PDF )
  5. Information for Participants at
    the Conference - Corrigendum ( PDF )
  6. Procedural and Organizational Matters ( PDF )
  7. Official background paper ( PDF ) Arabic | Chinese | French   Russian | Spanish
  8. Activities Undertaken by Signatory
    and Ratifying States ( PDF )
  9. List of Non-Governmental Organizations ( 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 seventh Article XIV conference will take place on the 23rd of September 2011.

Updates

 

Press Release - 23 September 2011

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Press Release - 23 September 2011

Urgent calls by international leadersto bring test ban treaty in force

Highlight - 4 August 2011

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