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CTBT-Art.XIV/2001/1/Rev.1

7 June 2001

Original: English

01-40289 (E)

*0140289*

Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force

of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

New York, 25-27 September 2001

Draft provisional agenda

1. Opening of the Conference by the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

2. Election of the P resident.

3. Adoption of the rules of procedure.

4. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters.

5. Election of officers other than the President.

6. Credentials of representatives to the Conference:

(a) Appointment of the members of the Credentials Committee;

(b) Report of the Credentials Committee.

7. Confirmation of the Secretary of the Conference.

8. Address by the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the

Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization.

9. Presentation of a progress report on cooperation to facilitate the entry into

force of the Treaty.

10. General exchange of views by ratifiers and signatories on facilitating the entry

into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.*

11. Statements by non-signatory States.*

12. Statement on behalf of NGOs.**

13. Consideration and adoption of a final document.

14. Any matters arising from paragraph 3 of article XIV of the Treaty.

15. Adoption of the report of the Conference.

16. Closure of the Conference.

* As general guidance, it is assumed that speakers, at the discretion of the President, will talk for up

to five minutes each.

** Time limit of approximately five minutes, at the discretion of the President.

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Annex

Proposed timetable for the work of the Conference

Tuesday, 25 September 2001

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Item 1 Opening of the Conference by the Secretary-General of the United

Nations

Item 2 Election of the President

Item 3 Adoption of the rules of procedure

Item 4 Adoption of the agenda a nd other organizational matters

(organization of work)

Item 5 Election of officers other than the President

Item 6 (a) Credentials of representatives to the Conference: appointment of

the members of the Credentials Committee

Item 7 Confirmation of t he Secretary of the Conference

Item 8 Address by the Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission

for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

Item 9 Presentation of a progress report on cooperation to facilitate the

entry into force of the Treaty

Item 10 General exchange of views by ratifiers and signatories on

facilitating the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-

Ban Treaty

3-6 p.m.

Item 10 General exchange of views by ratifiers and signatories on

(continued) facilitating the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-

Ban Treaty

Wednesday, 26 September 2001

10 a.m.1 p.m.

Item 10 General exchange of views by ratifiers and signatories on

(continued) facilitating the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-

Ban Treaty

3-6 p.m.

Item 10 General exchange of views by ratifiers and signatories on

(continued) facilitating the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-

Ban Treaty

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Thursday, 27 September 2001

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Item 10 General exchange of views by ratifiers and signatories on

(continued) facilitating the entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-

Ban Treaty

Item 11 Statements by non-signatory States

Item 12 Statement on behalf of NGOs

Item 6 (b) Report of the Credentials Committee

3-6 p.m.

Item 13 Consideration and adoption of a final document

Item 14 Any matters arising from paragraph 3 of article XIV of the Treaty

Item 15 Adoption of the report of the Conferenc e

Item 16 Closure of the Conference

 

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