Tunis, Tunisia
  12 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018


The objectives for the African Regional Infrasound Workshop are:

  • to further build up the national and regional capacities in implementing the Treaty and participating in the verification regime, as well as to promote the civil and scientific application of verification technologies, in particular to promote the importance of infrasound technology;
  • to promote the exchange of experience and expertise in Infrasound technology among the NDCs in Africa region;
  • to strengthen participants’ knowledge of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) and the work of the Preparatory Commission.
  • The additional objectives for the Infrasound Training:

  • to understand and learn how Infrasound data can help in the verification regime and civil and scientific application;
  • to learn how to use the Infrasound tools in the NDC in a Box (NiaB) package with processing the data collected from Ivory Coast portable array experiment;
  • to stimulate regional cooperation in Infrasound data analysis through the NDCs.
  • Further details:

    Language: English
    Application Deadline: 17 Dec 2017 23:59 GMT
    Funding Application Deadline: 17 Dec 2017 23:59 GMT
    Abstract Submission Deadline: 22 Jan 2018 23:59 GMT

    Financial Information

    Applicable to PTS-funded participants only:

    In accordance with the Staff regulations and rules and Administrative Directives, the PTS will provide the candidates with daily subsistence allowance (DSA) and financial support to cover the travel costs.

  • The DSA will be sufficient to cover related expenses during the Workshop and Training program.
  • The PTS travel agent will reserve, issue and send the tickets to the participants for the most direct and economic route.
  • Funded participants are not allowed to purchase their own tickets unless, under exceptional circumstances, be authorized to do so and only if this proves to be more cost efficient for the PTS; and
  • Health insurance will be provided for the duration of the Workshop and Training.
  • Requirement: Scanned passport copies.

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