Contracting States to the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
Ongoing

The objective of the Amendment to the CPPNM is to achieve and maintain worldwide effective physical protection of nuclear material and of nuclear facilities used for peaceful purposes; to prevent and combat offences relating to such material and facilities worldwide; as well as to facilitate co-operation among states parties to those ends. It extends and enhances the scope of the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM).

 

Adopted: 8 July 2005

Entered into force: 8 May 2016

Parties: 129 (see table below)

 

More information on the Amendment to the CPPNM, including the text, is available here.

The unofficial consolidated text of the CPPNM, as amended on 8 July 2005 [Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities (CPPNMNF)] is available here.

The current status of the Amendment to the CPPNM is available here.

The following articles related to the Amendment to the CPPNM were published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin:

  • The International Regime on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material, by L. Vez Carmona (NLB 76, p. 29).
  • Facilitating the entry into force and implementation of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material: Observations, challenges and benefits, by P. L. Johnson (NLB 94, p. 9).

 

Contracting States to the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
Albania Costa Rica Ireland Montenegro San Marino
Algeria Côte d’Ivoire Israel Morocco Saudi Arabia
Angola Croatia Italy Myanmar Senegal
Antigua and Barbuda Cuba Jamaica Namibia Serbia
Argentina* Cyprus Japan* Nauru Seychelles
Armenia* Czech Republic* Jordan Netherlands* Singapore
Australia Denmark Kazakhstan New Zealand Slovak Republic*
Austria Djibouti Kenya Nicaragua Slovenia*
Azerbaijan Dominican Republic Korea* Niger Spain*
Bahrain Ecuador Kuwait Nigeria Sweden*
Bangladesh El Salvador Kyrgyzstan North Macedonia Switzerland*
Belgium* Eritrea Latvia Norway Syrian Arab Republic
Benin Estonia Lesotho Palestinian Authority Tajikistan
Bolivia Eswatini Libya Pakistan* Thailand
Bosnia and Herzegovina Fiji Liechtenstein Panama Tunisia
Botswana Finland* Lithuania Paraguay Türkiye
Brazil France* Luxembourg Peru Turkmenistan
Bulgaria* Gabon Madagascar Philippines Ukraine*
Bukina Faso Georgia Malawi Poland United Arab Emirates*
Cameroon Germany* Mali Portugal United Kingdom*
Canada* Ghana Malta Qatar United States
Chad Greece Marshall Islands Romania* Uruguay
Chile Hungary* Mauritania Russia* Uzbekistan
China* Iceland Mexico* Rwanda Viet Nam
Colombia India* Moldova Saint Kitts and Nevis EURATOM
Comoros Indonesia Monaco Saint Lucia  
 * Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.