United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Annex 2 State*
|Halley, Antarctica||Radionuclide with Noble Gas||RN69||Planned|
|BIOT/Chagos Archipelago||Radionuclide with Noble Gas||RN66||Certified|
|Tristan da Cunha||Radionuclide with Noble Gas||RN68||Certified|
|Tristan da Cunha||Hydroacoustic||HA09||Certified|
|Tristan da Cunha||Infrasound||IS49||Certified|
|AWE Aldermaston||Radionuclide Laboratories||RL15||Certified|
Through five so-called EU Joint Actions adopted in the framework of the European Union's Common Foreign and Security Policy, the United Kingdom 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 euro.
Workshops and seminars hosted (selection):
- Hosted On-Site Inspection Workshop-24 by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), 12 to 16 November 2018 in Southampton.
- Hosted Experts' Discussion on Civil and Scientific Applications of CTBT Verification Technologies, 9 to 10 May 2002 in London.
The United Kingdom ratified the CTBT jointly with France, as the 12th and 13th States to do so, see CTBTO press release.
- Auxiliary seismic station AS104, Eskdalemuir
- Hydroacoustic station HA08, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) Chagos Archipelago
- Hydroacoustic station HA09, Tristan da Cunha
Facility Agreement entered into force 16 June 2004. See CTBTO press release on the signing of the agreement.
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Alistair Burt at the 2011 Article XIV Conference in New York.