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2013 Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive-Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty United Nations, New York, USA


Conference date and time

Friday, 27 September 2013
Article XIV Session 10:00am - 18:00pm

 
 

Morning and afternoon sessions on video

Kaltura
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Statements

  State Speaker
1 United Nations
[HTML Link]
Mr. Ban Ki-moon
United Nations Secretary-General
2 Indonesia
[PDF]
HE Mr. Marty M. Natalegawa
Foreign Minister
Co-President (AFC)
3 Hungary
[PDF]
HE Dr. Janos Martonyi
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary
Co-President (AFC)
4 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
[PDF]
HE Dr. Lassina Zerbro
Executive Secretary
5 European Union
(Lithuania, on behalf of)
[PDF]
HE Mr. Linas Linkevicius
Minister of Foreign Affairs
6 Slovak Republic
[PDF]
HE Mr. Miroslav Lajcak
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
7 Slovenia
[PDF]
HE Mr. Karl Erjavec
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs
8 Ireland
[PDF]
HE Mr Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore
TD Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade
9 Australia
[PDF]
HE Mr. Peter Woolcott
Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva
10 Finland
[PDF]
HE Mr. Erkki Tuomioja
Minister for Foreign Affairs
11 Burkina Faso
[PDF - French]
HE Mr. Djibrill Yipene Bassole
Minister of Foreign Affairs
12 Kazakhstan
[PDF]
HE Mr. Erlan Idrissov
Minister of Foreign Affairs
13 Norway
[PDF]
HE Mr. Espen Barth Eide
Minister of Foreign Affairs
14 Japan
[PDF]
HE Mr. Fumio Kishida
Minister of Foreign Affairs
15 Turkey
[PDF]
HE Mr. K. Nilvana Darama
Deputy Director General for the OSCE, Arms Control and Disarmament to the Article XIV Conference.
16 Argentina
[PDF] [Spanish]
HE Mr. Hector Marcos Timerman
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship
17 United States
[PDF]
HE Ms. Rose E. Gottemoeller
Acting Under-Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
18 Austria
[PDF]
HE Mr. Johannes Kyrle
Ambassador, Secretary-General for Foreign Affairs
19 Germany
[PDF]
HE Ambassador Mr. Rolf Nikel
Federal Government Commissioner for Arms Control and Disarmament German Foreign Office
  State Speaker
20 Iraq
[PDF] [Arabic]
HE Mr. Hoshyar Zebari
Minister of Foreign Affairs
21 Netherlands HE Dr. Frans Timmermans
Minister of Foreign Affairs
22 Romania
[PDF]
HE Mr. Titus Corlatean
Minister for Foreign Affairs
23 Denmark
[PDF]
HE Mr. Villy Sovndal
Minister for Foreign Affairs
24 Bangladesh
[PDF]
HE Dr. Dipu Moni, MP
Minister of Foreign Affairs
25 Costa Rica
[PDF] [Spanish]
HE Mr. Enrique Castillo-Barrentes
Minister of Foreign Affairs
26 Ukraine
[PDF]
HE Mr. Leonid Kozhara
Minister for Foreign Affairs
27 Republic of Korea
[PDF]
HE Mr. Shin Dong-Ik
Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs
28 Morocco HE Mr. Saad Dine El Otmani
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
29 Algeria
[PDF - French]
HE Mr. Mourad Medelci
Minister of Foreign Affairs
30 Trinidad and Tobago
[PDF]
HE Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie
Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development
31 Philippines
[PDF]
HE Mr. Evan P. Garcia
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
32 Italy
[PDF]
HE Mr. Lapo Pistelli
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
33 Spain
[PDF] [Spanish]
HE Mr. Gonzalo de Benito Secades
Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
34 Guatemala
[PDF - Spanish]
HE Mr. Carlos Raul Morales
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
35 Canada
[PDF] [French]
HE Mr. Deepak Obhrai
Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Human Rights
36 United Kingdom
[PDF]
HE Mr. Alistair Burt, MP
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Foreign and Commonwealth Office
37 Belarus
[PDF] [Russian]
HE Mr. Vladimir Makei
Minister of Foreign Affairs
38 Nigeria
[PDF]
HE Dr. Martin Uhomoibhi
Permanent Secretary, Ministery of Foreign Affairs
39 Libya
[PDF - Arabic]
HE Mr. Ibrahim O. Dabbashi
Permanent Representative to the United Nations
40 Brazil
[PDF]
HE Mr Carlos Antonio Da Rocha Paranhos
Under-Secretary General for Political Affairs
Ministry of External Relations
41 Switzerland HE Mr. Benno Laggner
Ambassador for Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
42 China
[PDF]
Mr. Pang Sen
Director General
Arms Control Department
43 New Zealand
[PDF]
HE Ms. Dell Higgie
Ambassador for Disarmament
44 United Arab Emirates
[PDF]
HE Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi
Permanent Representative to the IAEA, Vienna
45 Qatar
[PDF] [Arabic]
HE Ambassador Youssef Bin Khalifa Al-Sada
Head of the Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
46 Liechtenstein
[PDF]
HE Ambassador Martin Frick
Director of the Office of Foreign Affairs
47 Israel
[PDF]
HE Mr. David Roet
Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations
48 Russian Federation
[PDF] [Russian]
Mr. Alexey Yu. Karpov
Ambassador, Deputy Director, Department of Security Affairs and Disarmament, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
49 Kyrgyz Republic
[PDF - Russian]
Mr. Nuran S. Niyazaliev
Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations
50 South Africa
[PDF]
HE Ambassador Mabhogo
Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations in Vienna
51 Egypt
[PDF - Arabic]
Mr. Amr Aljowaily
Counselor, Mission New York
52 France
[PDF] [French]
HE Ambassador Marion Paradas
Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations in Vienna
53 Chile
[PDF - Spanish]
HE Ambassador Alfredo Garcia
Director, Human Security and Disarmament
54 Malaysia
[PDF]
HE Ambassador Hussein Hanniff
Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations
55 Angola
[PDF]
HE Mrs Maria de Jesus dos Reis Ferreira
Permanent Representative of Angola to the United Nations in Vienna
56 Joint Statement on behalf of Non-Governmental Organizations
[PDF]
Mr. Jonathan Granoff
Global Security Institute on behalf of NGOs

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 Conference Participants
    ( PDF )
  5. Information for Conference Participants from NGOs ( PDF ) | NGO list ( PDF )
  6. Procedural and Organizational Matters ( PDF )
  7. Official background paper ( PDF ) | Corrigendum to background paper ( PDF ) Arabic | Chinese | French   Russian | Spanish
  8. Member States’ activities to promote entry into force ( 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 eighth Article XIV conference will take place on 27 September 2013 at the United Nations headquarters in New York, USA.