Left: A photographic reproduction of a diagram illustrating an 'Atoms for Peace' pictorial exhibit. UN Photo - Right: The Hiroshima explosion recorded at 8.15 a.m. 6 August 1945 on the remains of a wrist watch. UN Photo/Yuichiro Sasaki

Documents

Documents related to organizational matters of the Tenth NPT Review Conference

Provisional Agenda, Rules of Procedure, Background Documentation


Final report of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference

For the provisional agenda:

see Annex IV (p.43)

For the draft rules of procedure:

see Annex III (p.28)

For information on background documentation:

see Annex VI (p.47)

Officers, Dates & Venue (Decisions by the Preparatory Committee)


Election of the president & other officers

Dates & venue for the 2020 Review Conference

Programme of Work


Draft proposed programme of work: 4-28 January 2022

Information Notes


Information for States parties, observer States and intergovernmental organizations

Information for States parties, observer States and intergovernmental organizations -
Addendum

Information for participation by non-governmental organizations

Draft proposed programme of work: 4-28 January 2022

List of non-governmental organizations

Conference Documents

  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.1/Rev.1
    Multilateral nuclear supply principles of the Zangger Committee
    Working paper submitted by Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Korea,Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America as members of the Zangger Committee
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.2
    The Quad Nuclear Verification Partnership
    Working paper submitted by Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.3
    Addressing “Vienna issues”: the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty; compliance and verification; export controls; cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy; nuclear safety; nuclear security; and discouraging withdrawal from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Sweden (the Vienna Group of Ten)
    (English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.4
    Scientific and technical expertise supporting national efforts to advance the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: the Norwegian experience
    Working paper submitted by Norway
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.5
    Taking forward nuclear disarmament
    Working paper submitted by Brazil on behalf of the New Agenda Coalition (Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand and South Africa)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.6
    Stepping stones for advancing nuclear disarmament
    Joint working paper submitted by Argentina, Canada, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
    The content of the present working paper is also supported by Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Georgia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Iceland, Luxembourg, Mauritania, North Macedonia, Palau, the Philippines, Portugal, the Republic of Moldova and Uruguay.
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.7
    Recommendations for consideration
    Working paper submitted by the States parties to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.8
    Specific regional issues and implementation of the 1995 resolution on the Middle East
    Working paper submitted by the Group of Arab States
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.9
    A nuclear risk reduction package
    Working paper submitted by the Stockholm Initiative, supported by Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.10
    Recommendations for consideration by the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Joint working paper submitted by the members of the Non Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Turkey and United Arab Emirates)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.11
    Nuclear disarmament
    Working paper submitted by Algeria
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.12
    The right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes
    Working paper submitted by Algeria
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.13
    Security assurances against the use or the threat of use of nuclear weapons
    Working paper submitted by Algeria
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.14
    Minimizing and eliminating highly enriched uranium in civilian stocks and use
    Working paper submitted by the Netherlands, Norway and the Republic of Korea
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.15
    Nuclear disarmament verification: recommendations for the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by Norway
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.16
    Irreversibility in the context of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: recommendations for the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty
    Working paper submitted by Norway and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.17
    Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty for the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by the European Union
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.18
    Nuclear disarmament verification
    Working paper submitted by France and Germany
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.19
    Interlinkage between the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Iraq, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.20
    Nuclear disarmament
    Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.21
    Nuclear testing
    Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.22
    Safeguards
    Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.23
    Security assurances against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons
    Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.24
    Verification
    Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.25
    The inalienable right to develop research, production and uses of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes
    Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.26
    Substantive recommendations for incorporation into the final document of the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.27
    Framework for peaceful nuclear cooperation
    Working paper submitted by Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Mexico, the Niger, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Ukraine
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.28
    Nuclear disarmament
    Working paper submitted by China
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.29
    Nuclear non-proliferation
    Working paper submitted by China
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.30
    Nuclear-weapon-free zones and nuclear issues in the Middle East
    Working paper submitted by China
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.31
    Peaceful uses of nuclear energy
    Working paper submitted by China
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.32
    Security assurance
    Working paper submitted by China
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.33
    Strategic risk reduction
    Working paper submitted by China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.34
    Verifying nuclear arms control and disarmament: United Kingdom perspective and research
    Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.35
    Getting to a world without nuclear weapons: a food-for-thought paper
    Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.36
    Priorities of the European Union for the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by the European Union
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.37
    Peaceful uses of nuclear energy, science and technology
    Working paper submitted by China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.38
    Call to accelerate the ratification of the Protocol on negative security assurances to the Treaty on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia by the nuclear-weapon States
    Working paper submitted by Kyrgyzstan on behalf of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.39
    Environmental consequences of uranium mining
    Working paper submitted by Kyrgyzstan on behalf of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.40
    Actions taken by France to promote the responsible development of peaceful nuclear and radiation applications under the third pillar of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by France
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.41
    Regional issues: Middle East
    Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    (English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.42
    Transparency and Nuclear Disarmament
    Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.43
    Nuclear disarmament
    Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
    (English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.44
    Enhancement of peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology
    Working paper submitted by Japan
    (English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.46
    Facilitating Dialogue to Support Enhanced Peaceful Uses Cooperation as Envisioned under Article IV of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by Canada, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America
    (English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.47
    Security Assurances against the Use or Threat of Use of Nuclear Weapons
    Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
    (English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.50
    Nuclear submarine cooperation among Australia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America
    Working paper submitted by China
    (English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)
     
  • NPT/CONF.2020/WP.51
    P5 Glossary of Key Nuclear Terms
    Working paper submitted by China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America
    (English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)
     

 

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