2019 Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty United Nations, New York


Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Article XIV Session 10:00 - 18:00 (EST/GMT -4)

VIDEO: Morning Session: 10:00 - 13:00hrs

VIDEO: Afternoon Session: 15:00 - 18:00hrs

Statements as received

Statements will be posted in a timely way after they have been delivered, provided they have been made available. Delegations are invited to send PDF versions of their statements to pressping@ctbtopong.org.


The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) contains a special mechanism to promote its entry into force – a conference designed to facilitate this objective takes place every other year. While its official designation is the Conference on Facilitating Entry into Force of the CTBT, it is more commonly known as the “Article XIV conference” in accordance with the relevant Treaty article. The eleventh Article XIV conference will take place on 25 September 2019 at the United Nations headquarters in New York, USA.

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