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: 116 (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:
|Contracting States to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Czech Republic*||Jamaica||Myanmar||Slovakia*|
|Australia||Dominican Republic||Kazakhstan||Netherlands*||State of Palestine|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia||Libya||Paraguay||Turkmenistan|
|Bulgaria*||Gabon||Lithuania||Poland||United Arab Emirates|
|Bukina Faso||Georgia||Luxembourg||Portugal||United Kingdom*|
|China*||Hungary*||Marshall Islands||Saint Lucia||Vietnam|
|Costa Rica||India*||Mexico*||Saudi Arabia|
* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.
Last reviewed: 27 February 2018