• 2 December 2019

    Iran and INSTEX - Joint statement by France, Germany and the United Kingdom

    Joint statement published on 30 November 2019.

  • 21 November 2019

    The CTBTO prepares for an On-Site Inspection implementation

    In cooperation with States signatories, the On-Site Inspection Division (OSI) of the CTBTO as coordinated, from 11 till 15 November 2019, an exercise aiming to reproduce the launch, validation and preparation phase of an on-site inspection. The next phase of the exercise (operating the on-site inspection) will take place in June and September 2020, in Slovakia.

  • 13 November 2019

    Iran – Extraordinary session of the IAEA Board of Governors and joint statement

    An extraordinary session of the IAEA Board of Governors took place to discuss about Iran on 7 November 2019. Moreover, the IAEA published a report on 11 November which led to a joint statement by France, the United Kingdom, Germany and the EU High Representative.

  • 31 October 2019

    Election of Mr. Rafael Grossi as IAEA Director General

    M. Rafael Grossi, ambassador, permanent representative of Argentina to the United Nations in Vienna, has been designated by the qualified majority of 2/3 of the Board members to replace Mr Yukiya Amano, as IAEA Director General.

  • 29 October 2019

    CTBTO – 56th Working Group A

    CTBT States Signatory gathered to prepare the work of the November session of the Preparatory Commission. The Working Group A is specifically in charge of preparing decisions on administrative and financial topics.


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