Regional Technical Training Programme (RTTP) for Station Operators in Latin America

Regional Technical Training Programme (RTTP) for Station Operators in Latin America


Brasilia, Federative Republic of Brazil

             5-9 October 2009


Training on operation and maintenance of stations of the Interantional Monitoring System (IMS)


The working language of the course will be English.


Point of Contact:

Ms Victoria TURNER
Associate Training Officer
Services, Quality Control and Training Section
International Data Centre Division
Provisional Technical Secretariat
Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive
Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
Vienna International Centre
P.O. Box 1200, 1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 26030 6180/6132
Fax: +43 1 26030 5973


Participants Profile:

Station operators responsible for the operation of IMS stations in Argentina (IS02), Chile (HA3/IS14 and AS19), Colombia (PS14), Mexico (HA6, AS63, AS64 and AS65), Paraguay (IS41), Peru (AS77), Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (AS117 and AS118), Guatemala (AS37) and Brazil (AS10, AS11).


Application Procedures:

Nominations for station operators can be submitted only by invited States through established official channels (their permanent missions to the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO or Ministries of Foreign Affairs).


Registration Form:   MS WordPDF


Deadline for Application:

The completed registration form must be received by the PTS no later than 10 September 2009.


Financial Information:

Travel and a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) will be covered by the PTS.


(1) Overview of the Treaty;

(2) International Monitoring System (IMS);

(3) IMS data and data processing ;

(4) Overview of operation and maintenance of IMS stations;

(5) Logistic support;

(6) Training on relevant equipment.


Other pertinent information:

Open only to States Signatories.

Information on Brazil