Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (Amendment to the CPPNM)
Ongoing

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: 126 (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:

  • The International Regime on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material, by L. Vez Carmona (NLB 76, p. 29).
  • Facilitating the entry into force and implementation of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material: Observations, challenges and benefits, by P. L. Johnson (NLB 94, p. 9).

 

Contracting States to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material
Albania Côte d’Ivoire Israel Myanmar Serbia
Algeria Croatia Italy Namibia Seychelles
Angola Cuba Jamaica Nauru Singapore
Antigua and Barbuda Cyprus Japan* Netherlands* Slovak Republic*
Argentina* Czech Republic* Jordan New Zealand Slovenia*
Armenia* Denmark Kazakhstan Nicaragua Spain*
Australia Djibouti Kenya Niger Sweden*
Austria Dominican Republic Korea* Nigeria Swaziland
Azerbaijan Ecuador Kuwait North Macedonia Switzerland*
Bahrain El Salvador Kyrgyzstan Norway Syrian Arab Republic
Bangladesh Eritrea Latvia Palestinian Authority Tajikistan
Belgium* Estonia Lesotho Pakistan* Thailand
Benin EURATOM Libya Panama Tunisia
Bolivia Fiji Liechtenstein Paraguay Turkey
Bosnia and Herzegovina Finland* Lithuania Peru Turkmenistan
Botswana France* Luxembourg Philippines Ukraine*
Bulgaria* Gabon Madagascar Poland United Arab Emirates*
Bukina Faso Georgia Mali Portugal United Kingdom*
Cameroon Germany* Malta Qatar United States
Canada* Ghana Marshall Islands Romania* Uruguay
Chad Greece Mauritania Russia* Uzbekistan
Chile Hungary* Mexico* Saint Kitts and Nevis Viet Nam
China* Iceland Moldova Saint Lucia  
Colombia India* Monaco San Marino  
Comoros Indonesia Montenegro Saudi Arabia  
Costa Rica Ireland Morocco Senegal  
 * Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.