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South Africa

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Annex 2 State*

Yes

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Signature Date

1996-09-23

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Ratification Date

1999-03-29

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Monitoring Facilties

Location Type Treaty Code Status
Boshof Infrasound IS47 Certified
Boshof Primary Seismic PS39 Certified
Cape Town Radionuclide with Noble Gas RN62 Planned
Sutherland Auxiliary Seismic AS099 Certified
Atomic Energy Corporation Pelindaba Radionuclide Laboratories RL14 Certified

Additional Information

Workshops and seminars hosted (selection):

  • CTBTO On-Site Inspection (OSI) Advanced Course of the Third Training Cycle for surrogate inspectors, and the Ground and Airborne Based Visual Observation Course, 7 to 26 October 2018 in Arniston, Western Cape, South Africa.
  • OSI regional introductory training course, 10 to 17 April 2016, the Denel Overberg Test Range at Arniston, Western Cape South Africa.
  • Regional Technical Training Programme for Station Operators and National Data Centre Technical Staff, 10 to 14 March 2008 in Pretoria
  • The Sub-Regional Workshop for States from Southern Africa in 2004.
  • Introductory Training Programme for Station Operators, December 1997 in Pretoria
  • International Monitoring System Introductory Training Programme, December 1997

South Africa was the 33rd State to ratify the CTBT, see CTBTO press release.

Facility Agreement agreement was signed and entered into force on 20 May 1999, see CTBTO press release.