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Appendix C Status of Additional Protocols

At 30 June 2011, there were 70 states (plus Taiwan) with significant nuclear activities[33]. Of these states, five were nuclear weapon states (NWS), 62 were non-nuclear-weapon states (NNWS) party to the NPT, and four were non-NPT Parties.

In the following tables, states with significant nuclear activities are shown in bold.

At 30 June 2011, there were a total of 109 states with an Additional Protocol in force, an increase of eight over the same time last year. Of the 62 NNWS NPT Parties with significant nuclear activities, 48 had an Additional Protocol in force (Table 18).

Table 18: States with Additional Protocols in force at 30 June 2011

State
Afghanistan Ecuador Libya Portugal
Albania El Salvador Lithuania Republic of Korea
Angola Estonia Luxembourg Romania
Armenia Fiji Madagascar Russia
Australia Finland Malawi Rwanda
Austria France Mali Seychelles
Azerbaijan FYROM Malta Singapore
Bangladesh Gabon Marshall Islands Slovakia
Belgium Georgia Mauritania Slovenia
Botswana Germany Mauritius South Africa
Bulgaria Ghana Mexico Spain
Burkina Faso Greece Monaco Swaziland
Burundi Guatemala Mongolia Sweden
Canada Haiti Montenegro Switzerland
Central African Rep Holy See Morocco Tajikistan
Chad Hungary Mozambique Tanzania
Chile Iceland Netherlands Turkey
China Indonesia New Zealand Turkmenistan
Colombia Ireland Nicaragua Uganda
Comoros Italy Niger Ukraine
Costa Rica Jamaica Nigeria United Arab Emirates
Croatia Japan Norway United Kingdom
Cuba Jordan Palau Uruguay
Cyprus Kazakhstan Panama USA
Czech Republic Kenya Paraguay Uzbekistan
DR Congo Kuwait Peru  
Denmark Latvia Philippines  
Dominique Republic Lesotho Poland  
TOTAL: 109 states (including 48 NNWS with significant nuclear activities), plus Taiwan

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (www.iaea.org/OurWork/SV/Safeguards/sg_protocol.html)

At 30 June 2011, 31 states did not have an Additional Protocol (AP) in force but had signed an AP and or had an AP approved by the IAEA Board of Governors. During the period from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011 a further four states either signed or had the Board of Governors approve an AP, two of which also brought their AP into force during the period (Table 19).

Table 19: States with an ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL signed or approved but not in force at 30 June 2011

State
Algeria Côte d’Ivoir Kiribati Thailand
Andorra Djibouti Kyrgyzstan Timor-Leste
Bahrain The Gambia Liechtenstein Togo
Belarus Guinea Malaysia Tunisia
Benin Honduras Moldova Vanuatu
Cameroon India (non-NPT) Namibia Vietnam
Cape Verde Iran (1) Senegal Zambia
Congo, Rep of Iraq Serbia  
TOTAL: 31 states (including 8 NNWS NPT Parties with significant nuclear activities)

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (http://www.iaea.org/OurWork/SV/Safeguards/documents/sir_table.pdf)

Note: (1) Iran implemented its AP ‘provisionally’ from 2003 but ‘suspended’ this in 2005.

The remaining six NNWS NPT Parties and two non-NPT states with significant nuclear activities had not signed an Additional Protocol.

Table 20: States with Significant Nuclear Activities and no AP at 30 June 2011[34]

State
Argentina DPRK34 Israel (non-NPT) Syria
Brazil Egypt Pakistan (non-NPT) Venezuela
TOTAL: 8 states (including 6 NPT Parties)

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (http://www.iaea.org/OurWork/SV/Safeguards/documents/sir_table.pdf)


[33] ‘Significant nuclear activities’ encompasses any amount of nuclear material in a facility or ‘location outside a facility’ (LOF), or nuclear material in excess of the exemption limits in INFCIRC/153 paragraph 37.

[34] On 10 January 2003, DPRK gave notice of withdrawal from the NPT. Pending clarification of its status, DPRK is counted here as an NPT Party.

 

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