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Weapons of Mass Destruction

International Instruments 
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
CTBT: Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty  

 15/10/1996  11/07/2003  
Convention on Nuclear Safety  

 20/09/1994    
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material  30/05/2003
 

 30/04/2003
Environmental Modification Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques        19/12/1991

Biological Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction
 
     28/09/2001
Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction  29/04/1997  13/01/1993  14/08/1995  
Nuclear Terrorism Convention: International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism  02/04/2011
 

   03/03/2011
1925 Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare        27/01/1992
Partial Test Ban Treaty: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water     14/08/1963    
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  

    12/01/1995
Sea-bed Treaty: Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floorand in the Subsoil Thereof       27/01/1992
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare  

     
         
 Regional Instruments
Entry into force
 Signed
Ratified
Acceded
         
 Treaty of Pelindaba: African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty    11/04/1996  11/02/1998  

         

 

Conventional weapons

International Instruments 
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)    

   
Convention on Cluster Munitions    

   
CCW: Convention On Prohibitions Or Restrictions On The Use Of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious Or To Have Indiscriminate Effects (With Protocols I, Ii And Iii)        06/05/2015
CCW Protocol II: Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, BoobyTraps and Other Devices    

   
CCW Protocol V: Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects        
Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction  01/04/2002  03/12/1997  09/10/2001  
Firearms Protocol: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition    


   25/08/2004
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare    

   
         
 Regional Instruments  

     
         

 

 

Transparency Instruments  More Details
   
United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA) http://www.poa-iss.org/Poa13/CountryProfiles/CountryProfileInfo.aspx?CoI=3&pos=1000
International Tracing Instrument: International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons http://www.poa-iss.org/InternationalTracing/InternationalTraicingInfo.aspx?CoI=3&pos=1000
UN Register of Conventional Arms http://www.un-register.org/HeavyWeapons/Index.aspx

Military Expenditures Database http://www.un-arm.org/MilEx/CountryProfile.aspx?CountryId=3
UNSCR 1540- National Reports http://www.un.org/en/sc/1540/national-implementation/national-reports.shtml
UNSCR 1540- National Implementation Action Plans http://www.un.org/fr/sc/1540/national-implementation/national-action-plans.shtml
   
   

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