CTBTO Group of Eminent Persons (GEM)

 

The Group of Eminent Persons (GEM) was established on 26 September 2013 on the margins of the UN General Assembly to promote the objectives of the CTBT and to help secure its entry into force. Its 18 members include current and current and former foreign ministers, prime ministers, defense ministers and senior diplomatic leaders from all over the world.

The GEM will meet this week in Stockholm for discussions with Swedish Foreign Minister and regional experts on steps to advance prospects for signature and ratification in the remaining Annex 2 states.

Further information about the GEM can be found here.