56th Session of the CTBTO Preparatory Commission

24 June 2021

Erlan Batyrbekov, the Director General of RSE NNC RK – Chairman of the Working Group B of the CTBTO Preparatory Commission presented a report at the 56-th Session of the Preparatory Commission held on June 21-23, 2021 in Vienna.

The report reflects the 2020-2021 working results and recommendations formed during the discussions held by Group B in March 2021.

The report was accepted by the CTBTO member-states. Opinions were expressed on the need for additional informal consultations on the Group B working format, that was forcedly introduced due to Covid-19 pandemic to make the forthcoming 57th Session successful.

The working visit also included personal consultations and exchange of opinions on the current CTBTO agenda with Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the CTBTO, the leadership of the Preparatory Commission Secretariat, and with Ambassadors and Permanent Representatives to the International Organizations of several CTBTO member-states.