Preparatory Committee for the 2005
Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the
Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

Third Session
26 April - 7 May 2004, New York


The Preparatory Committee for the 2005 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) held its third session from 26 April to 7 May 2004 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Chairman of the third session was Ambassador Sudjadnan Parnohadiningrat of Indonesia.

Representatives from 123 States parties participated in the work of the third session of the Preparatory Committee.  The open meetings of the session were also attended by representatives from five international and regional intergovernmental organizations:  the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL), the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Test-Ban Treaty Organization, the European Commission, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and the League of Arab States; and by representatives of 69 non-governmental organizations (NGOs).  One meeting of the session was devoted to 13 presentations by NGOs.