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Italy

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Annex 2 State*

Yes

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Signature Date

1996-09-23

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Ratification Date

1999-01-31

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Monitoring Facilties

Location Type Treaty Code Status
Valguarnera, Sicily Auxiliary Seismic AS050 Certified
Laboratory of the National Agency for the Protection of the Environment Rome Radionuclide Laboratories RL10 Certified

Additional Information

Through five so-called EU Joint Actions adopted in the framework of the European Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy, Italy has made substantial voluntary contributions in support of the CTBTO's work in areas such as training, verification regime enhancement and technical assistance to third countries. Both the 2012 EU Joint Action and the preceding one in 2010 amounted to over € 5 million.

Tsunami warning agreement made with Italy.

Workshops and trainings hosted (selection):

  • On-Site Inspection Continuation Period Techniques Field Testing and Training on Deep Resistivity Surveys, 19 to 23 May 2008 in l'Aquila
  • Radionuclide Laboratory Workshop and Noble Gas Workshop, 23 to 27 August 2004 in Strassoldo (Udine)

Italy was the 28th State to ratify the CTBT, see CTBTO press release.

Facility Agreement signed on 29 March 2006, see CTBTO press release