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Portugal

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Annex 2 State*

No

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Signature Date

1996-09-23

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Ratification Date

2000-06-25

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Monitoring Facilties

Location Type Treaty Code Status
Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores Radionuclide RN53 Certified
Flores Hydroacoustic HA07 Certified
Azores, Graziosa Islands Infrasound IS42 Certified

Additional Information

Through five so-called EU Joint Actions adopted in the framework of the European Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy, Portugal 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.

Portugal was the 59th State to ratify the CTBT, see CTBTO press release.

Tsunami warning agreement with Portugal, see CTBTO highlight.

Facility Agreement signed on 17 February 2011. 

 

EIF Activities

"The verification regime of the CTBT is an extremely important element to make sure that the world can react in time to an event that may endanger international peace and security"
Portuguese Secretary of State João Gomes Cravinho in CTBTO Spectrum.