The CNS is an incentive convention that aims to, inter alia, achieve and maintain a high level of nuclear safety worldwide through the enhancement of national measures and international co-operation including, where appropriate, safety-related technical co-operation.
Adopted: 17 June 1994
Opened for signature: 20 September 1994
Entered into force: 24 October 1996
Parties: 84 parties (including EURATOM) (see table below)
More information on the CNS, including the text, is available here.
The text of the CNS is also reproduced in Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 53.
The current status of the CNS is available here.
The following articles related to the CNS were published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin:
|Parties to the Convention on Nuclear Safety|
|Armenia*||Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia||Madagascar||Serbia|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||India*||Netherlands*||Sweden*|
|Bulgaria*||Ireland||Nigeria||Syrian Arab Republic|
|China*||Kazakhstan||Paraguay||United Arab Emirates|
|Cuba||Kuwait||Poland||United States of America*|
Last reviewed: 28 May 2018