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