International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (Nuclear Terrorism Convention or ICSANT)
Ongoing

The Nuclear Terrorism Convention's main objective relates to the criminalisation of a number of nuclear and radioactive material related offences, the establishment of jurisdiction over these offences and the co-operation among states parties, with the United Nations and with the International Atomic Energy Agency in specified matters.

 

Adopted: 13 April 2005

Opened for signature: 14 September 2005

Entered into force: 7 July 2007

Parties: 117 (see table below)

 

The text of the Nuclear Terrorism Convention is available here.

More information, including the current status of the Nuclear Terrorism Convention, is available here.

The following articles related to the Nuclear Terrorism Convention were published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin:

  • The Universal Legal Framework Against Terrorism, by W. Gehr (NLB 79, p. 5).
  • International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, by O. Jankowitsch-Prevor (NLB 76, p. 7).

 

Parties to the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
(Nuclear Terrorism Convention or ICSANT)
Afghanistan Cuba Kazakhstan Nauru Slovenia*
Algeria Cyprus Kenya Netherlands* Solomon Islands
Antigua and Barbuda Czech Republic* Kiribati New Zealand South Africa*
Argentina* Democratic Republic of the Congo Korea* Niger Spain*
Armenia* Denmark Kuwait Nigeria Sri Lanka
Australia Djibouti Kyrgyzstan North Macedonia Sweden*
Austria Dominican Republic Latvia Norway Switzerland*
Azerbaijan El Salvador Lebanon Palestinian Authority Thailand
Bahrain Fiji Lesotho Panama Tunisia
Bangladesh Finland* Libya Paraguay Turkey
Belarus* France* Liechtenstein Peru Turkmenistan
Belgium* Gabon Lithuania Poland Ukraine*
Benin Georgia Luxembourg Portugal United Arab Emirates*
Bosnia and Herzegovina Germany* Madagascar Qatar United Kingdom*
Brazil* Guatemala Malawi Romania* United States
Burundi Guinea-Bissau Malta Russia* Uruguay
Canada* Hungary* Mali Saint Kitts and Nevis Uzbekistan
Central African Republic India* Mauritania San Marino Viet Nam
Chile Indonesia Mexico* Saint Lucia Yemen
China* Iraq Moldova Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Zambia
Comoros Italy Mongolia Saudi Arabia  
Costa Rica Jamaica Montenegro Serbia  
Côte d'Ivoire Japan* Morocco Singapore  
Croatia Jordan Namibia Slovak Republic*  
* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.