• Official visit of the CTBTO Executive Secretary, Mr Lassina Zerbo (11 (...)

    14 December 2017

    Official visit of the CTBTO Executive Secretary, Mr Lassina Zerbo (...)

    During his official visit in Paris, Mr Lassina Zerbo discussed with the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, with members of the Parliament and with the Secretary General of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, Ms Michaëlle Jean.

  • 7th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations (...)

    10 November 2017

    7th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United (...)

    With more than 1700 representatives coming from 180 countries, the 7th session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) has taken place in Vienna from 6 till 10 November 2017, under the Guatemalan presidency.

  • Tsunami warning: France and the CTBTO at the service of the international (...)

    4 November 2017

    Tsunami warning: France and the CTBTO at the service of the (...)

    5th November is the world tsunami awareness day. Although it is impossible to prevent such natural disasters to occur, France and the CTBTO have decided to allow the international community to benefit from their expertise in seismic detection in order to enhance the tsunami warning and populations evacuation systems.

  • Tlatelolco Treaty : France concludes an amended Small Quantity (...)

    14 September 2017

    Tlatelolco Treaty : France concludes an amended Small Quantity (...)

    France is party to both protocols to the Treaty aiming at prohibitin nuclear weapons in Latin American and the Caribbean (Tlatelolco treaty). With the signature of this trilateral agreement between France, the IAEA and the European Atomic Energy Community, France will be a nuclear weapon State with an amended Small Quantity Protocol into in the region covered by the Treaty.

  • 56th session of the Legal Subcommittee of the COPUOS (March (...)

    31 March 2017

    56th session of the Legal Subcommittee of the COPUOS (March (...)

    The subcommittee in charge of the legal questions pertaining to the peaceful uses of outer space holds its 56th session in Vienna, from 27 March to 7 April 2017. This year will also mark the 50h anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty opened for signature in 1967.

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