Annex 2 State*Yes
Signature Date25-SEP-1996
Ratification Date13-JUL-1999

Additional Information

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

Workshops and seminars hosted (selection):
  • On-site inspection exercise, October 2007
  • Experts’ Discussion on Civil and Scientific Applications of CTBT Verification Technologies, 6 September 2003

Hungarian national Tibor Tóth is Executive Secretary of the CTBTO since August 2005. He was Chairperson of the Preparatory Commission's Working Group A on administrative and financial matters from 1996 until 2004.

Hungary was the 39th State to ratify the CTBT, see CTBTO press release.

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