Second Review Conference for the Open Skies Treaty, Vienna, 7-9 June 2010
Press release, 7 June 2010: Open Skies Treaty vital instrument for co-operation, U.S. Secretary of State Clinton tells review conference
Media advisory, 2 June 2010: Review conference for Open Skies Treaty to be held in Vienna
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's video address to the conference
Second Review Conference
The Second Review Conference for the Open Skies Treaty will take place in Vienna, Austria, on 7-9 June 2010. The event is organized by the Open Skies Consultative Commission and chaired by the United States. The First Review Conference was held in 2005.
The Treaty sets out the framework for a regime of unarmed observation flights over the territory of its 34 States Parties. It aims to boost mutual understanding and confidence by promoting openness and transparency regarding military or other activities.
More background information on the Open Skies Treaty is available on the US Department of State website.