Annual Report 2005

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In the course of 2005, the PTS continued to make substantial progress in all aspects of its work to establish the Treaty verification regime and to prepare for the entry into force of the Treaty. The PTS made considerable advances in installation and certification during the further build-up of the International Monitoring System (IMS), a unique worldwide verification network consisting of 321 seismic, hydroacoustic, infrasound and radionuclide monitoring stations and 16 radionuclide laboratories. In 2005, a further 37 stations and 1 radionuclide laboratory were certified as meeting the technical requirements of the Commission, so that by the end of the year there were 156 stations and 6 laboratories certified. Installations were completed at an additional 22 stations. Thus 68% of the network was either certified or installed. ....

 

Annual Report 2005          
OPENING SECTION:          
Cover, Foreword by the Executive Secretary, Directors of the PTS, Table of Content         [PDF]
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JOINT PROGRAMMATIC ACTIVITIES:          
Coordination of Operation and Maintenance, System-Wide Performance Test, Joint IMS and IDC Traiing courses
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MAJOR PROGRAMME 1:          
International Monitoring System         [PDF]
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MAJOR PROGRAMME 2:          
International Data Centre         [PDF]
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MAJOR PROGRAMME 3:          
Communications         [PDF]
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MAJOR PROGRAMME 4:          
On-Site Inspections         [PDF]
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MAJOR PROGRAMME 5:          
Evaluation         [PDF]
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MAJOR PROGRAMME 6:          
Policy-Making Organs         [PDF]
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MAJOR PROGRAMME 7:          
Administration, Coordination and Support
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:          
Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the CTBT (Artical XIV Conference); States, whose ratification is required for the Treaty to Enter into Force (31 December 2005); Status of Signature and Ratification (31 December 2005); Facilities of the CTBT International Monitoring System; Facility Agreements or Arrangements with States Hosting IMS Facilities (31 December 2005); Relationship and Cooperation Agreements with other International Organizations (31 December 2005), Organizational Structure of the PTS (31 December 2005)
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