International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (Nuclear Terrorism Convention or ICSANT)
Ongoing

The Nuclear Terrorism Convention's main objective relates to the criminalisation of a number of nuclear and radioactive material related offences, the establishment of jurisdiction over these offences and the co-operation among states parties, with the United Nations and with the International Atomic Energy Agency in specified matters.

 

Adopted: 13 April 2005

Opened for signature: 14 September 2005

Entered into force: 7 July 2007

Parties: 118 (see table below)

 

The text of the Nuclear Terrorism Convention is available here.

More information, including the current status of the Nuclear Terrorism Convention, is available here.

The following articles related to the Nuclear Terrorism Convention were published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin:

  • The Universal Legal Framework Against Terrorism, by W. Gehr (NLB 79, p. 5).
  • International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, by O. Jankowitsch-Prevor (NLB 76, p. 7).

 

Parties to the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
(Nuclear Terrorism Convention or ICSANT)
Afghanistan Croatia Jordan Namibia Singapore
Algeria Cuba Kazakhstan Nauru Slovak Republic*
Antigua and Barbuda Cyprus Kenya Netherlands* Slovenia*
Argentina* Czech Republic* Kiribati New Zealand Solomon Islands
Armenia* Democratic Republic of the Congo Korea* Nicaragua South Africa*
Australia Denmark Kuwait Niger Spain*
Austria Djibouti Kyrgyzstan Nigeria Sri Lanka
Azerbaijan Dominican Republic Latvia North Macedonia Sweden*
Bahrain El Salvador Lebanon Norway Switzerland*
Bangladesh Fiji Lesotho Palestinian Authority Thailand
Belarus* Finland* Libya Panama Tunisia
Belgium* France* Liechtenstein Paraguay Turkey
Benin Gabon Lithuania Peru Turkmenistan
Bosnia and Herzegovina Georgia Luxembourg Poland Ukraine*
Botswana Germany* Madagascar Portugal United Arab Emirates*
Brazil* Guatemala Malawi Qatar United Kingdom*
Burundi Guinea-Bissau Malta Romania* United States
Canada* Hungary* Mali Russia* Uruguay
Central African Republic India* Mauritania Saint Kitts and Nevis Uzbekistan
Chile Indonesia Mexico* Saint Lucia Viet Nam
China* Iraq Moldova Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Yemen
Comoros Italy Mongolia San Marino Zambia
Costa Rica Jamaica Montenegro Saudi Arabia  
Côte d'Ivoire Japan* Morocco Serbia  
* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.