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Document 32001D0286

2001/286/CFSP: Council Decision of 9 April 2001 implementing Common Position 1999/533/CFSP relating to the European Union's contribution to the promotion of the early entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)

OJ L 99, 10.4.2001, p. 3–3 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)
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32001D0286

2001/286/CFSP: Council Decision of 9 April 2001 implementing Common Position 1999/533/CFSP relating to the European Union's contribution to the promotion of the early entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)

Official Journal L 099 , 10/04/2001 P. 0003 - 0003


Council Decision

of 9 April 2001

implementing Common Position 1999/533/CFSP relating to the European Union's contribution to the promotion of the early entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)

(2001/286/CFSP)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 23(2) thereof,

Having regard to Council Common Position 1999/533/CFSP of 29 July 1999 relating to the European Union's contribution to the promotion of the early entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)(1), and in particular Articles 1 and 4 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) In accordance with Article 4 of Common Position 1999/533/CFSP, the European Union undertook to encourage all States, which have not yet done so, to sign and ratify the CTBT without delay, in particular those States on the list of 44, whose ratification is necessary for the entry into force of the CTBT.

(2) It is appropriate to contribute to a successful outcome of the second conference pursuant to Article XIV of the CTBT, which will take place in New York from 25 to 27 September 2001, aiming at accelerating the CTBT-ratification process in order to facilitate the early entry into force of the CTBT,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Within the framework of the support for the early entry into force of the CTBT referred to in Article 4 of Common Position 1999/533/CFSP, the European Union shall encourage all States to sign and ratify the CTBT without delay.

For this purpose, the European Union shall encourage:

(a) as a first priority, those States on the list of 44, whose signature and ratification is necessary for the entry into force of the CTBT;

(b) those States which have signed, but not ratified, the CTBT, in particular the States which will host stations of the International Monitoring System (IMS);

(c) those States which have not signed the CTBT, in particular, the States which will host IMS stations.

Article 2

The European Union shall support the convening of the Conference at political level.

Article 3

In order to accelerate the ratification process and facilitate the early entry into force of the CTBT, the European Union may contact regional organisations (such as the OAU, OAS, ASEAN).

Article 4

The Presidency shall inform the CTBT Provisional Technical Secretariat of the implementation of Articles 1 and 2.

Article 5

This Decision shall take effect on the date of its adoption.

Article 6

This Decision shall be published in the Official Journal.

Done at Luxembourg, 9 April 2001.

For the Council

The President

A. Lindh

(1) OJ L 204, 4.8.1999, p. 1.

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