Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons – Preparatory Committee for the Ninth Review Conference

Official Documents

NPT/CONF.2015/1Final report of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons


Information Notes

NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/INF/1*Information for States parties, observer States and intergovernmental organizations
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/INF/2Information for participation by non-governmental organizations
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/INF/3/Rev.2Programme of work (summarized)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/INF/4/Rev.2List of non-governmental organizations
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/INF/5/Rev.1List of Participants
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/INF/5/Rev.1/Corr.1List of Participants


Documents of the Conference, including National Reports

NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/1Revised estimated cost of the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
Note by the Secretariat.
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/2Implementation of the action plan of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and previous Review Conference outcomes:
Report submitted by Germany
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/3Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Report submitted by New Zealand
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/4Implementation of the action plan 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and previous Review Conference outcomes:
Report submitted by Japan
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/5Report on the activities of Australia in support of the implementation of the action plan of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/6Implementation of the action plan of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Report submitted by Switzerland
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/7Report of Mexico on actions taken in its capacity as a non-nuclear-weapon State, pursuant to action 20 of the action plan in the final document of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, in particular, article VI,paragraph 4(c) of the 1995 decision entitled “Principles and directives for nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament” and the practical steps agreed to in the final document of the 2000 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty, and recalling the advisory opinion of the International Court of Justice of 8 July 1996, in order to encourage greater efforts in this regard, and to promote the presentation of such information by States that possess
nuclear weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/8Implementation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Report submitted by Canada
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/9Implementation of the action plan agreed at the 2010 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Report submitted by Canada
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/10Steps to promote the achievement of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the Middle East and the realization of the goals and objectives of the 1995 resolution on the Middle East:
Report submitted by Canada
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/11Implementation of article VI:
Report submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/12Establishment of a nuclear-weapon-free zone in the Middle East:
Report submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran pursuant to section IV, paragraph 9, of the conclusions and recommendations for follow-on actions adopted at the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/13Implementation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Report submitted by the People’s Republic of China
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/14Report submitted by France under actions 5, 20, and 21 of the Final Document of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/15Report submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland pursuant to actions 5, 20, and 21 of the Final Document of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/16Report submitted by the United States of America pursuant to actions 5, 20 and 21 of the Final Document of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/17Statement by the Head of the Delegation of the Russian Federation, Director of the Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, M. I. Uliyanov, at the third meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons on measures taken by the Russian Federation as regards Actions 5, 20 and 21 contained in the Final Document of the 2010 Review Conference
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/18Report by the Facilitator to the third session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/19Implementation of the 2010 Review Conference conclusions and recommendations for follow-on actions:
Summary update to the reports submitted by Austria
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/20Implementation of the action plan of the 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and previous Review Conference outcomes:
Report submitted by the Netherlands
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/21Financial report


Working Papers

NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.1Safeguards:
Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.2Regional Issues:
Middle East: Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.3Nuclear testing:
Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.4The inalienable right to develop research, production and uses of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes:
Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.5Verification:
Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.6De-alerting:
Joint working paper submitted by the members of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Poland, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.7Establishing a weapons-of-mass-destruction-free zone in the Middle East:
Joint working paper submitted by the members of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Poland, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.8Addressing “Vienna issues”: the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty; compliance and verification; export controls; cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy; nuclear safety; and nuclear security:
Working paper submitted by Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, and Sweden (the Vienna Group of Ten)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.9Nuclear disarmament post-New START:
Working paper submitted by the members of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Poland, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.10Increased transparency in nuclear disarmament:
Working paper submitted by the members of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Poland, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.11Nuclear disarmament:
Working paper submitted by Iraq on behalf of the States members of the League of Arab States
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.12Peaceful uses of nuclear energy:
Working paper submitted by Iraq on behalf of the States members of the League of Arab States
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.13Exercise of the right of withdrawal contained in article X:
Working paper submitted by the members of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Poland, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.14Nuclear-weapon-free zones:
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.2015/PC.III/WP.15Nuclear disarmament:
Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.16Security assurances against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons:
Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.17Substantive recommendations for incorporation into the final document of the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Working paper submitted by the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.18Article VI of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Working paper submitted by Ireland on behalf of the New Agenda Coalition (Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand and South Africa
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.19Humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons: known risks and consequences:
Working paper submitted by Ireland on behalf of Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, New Zealand and South Africa as members of the New Agenda Coalition
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.20The inalienable right to develop research, production and uses of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes:
Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.21Non-compliance with articles I, III, IV and VI of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.22Non-proliferation in all its aspects –
Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.23Building blocks for a world without nuclear weapons:
Working paper submitted by Australia, Belgium, Canada, Colombia,Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain,Sweden and Ukraine
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.24De-alerting:
Working paper submitted by Chile, Malaysia, Nigeria, New Zealand and Switzerland (the De-alerting Group)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.25Nuclear disarmament:
Working paper submitted by Ireland on behalf of Brazil, Egypt, Mexico, New Zealand and South Africa, as members of the
New Agenda Coalition
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.26Nuclear security:
Working paper submitted by the members of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Turkey and United Arab Emirates)
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.27Implementation of the 1995 resolution on the Middle East:
Working paper submitted by Iraq on behalf the States members of the League of Arab States
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.28Strengthening international nuclear non-proliferation:
Working paper submitted by Japan
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.29Joint ministerial statement released at the eighth Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative held in Hiroshima, Japan, on 11 and 12 April 2014:
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.2015/PC.III/WP.30Addressing the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons as the foundation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in Oslo, Nayarit, Mexico and Vienna:
Working paper submitted by Austria
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.31Nuclear disarmament:
Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.32Security assurances against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons:
Working paper submitted by the Islamic Republic of Iran
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.33Joint statement of the P5 Beijing conference: Enhancing strategic confidence and working together to implement the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review outcomes, Beijing, 14-15 April 2014:
Working paper submitted by the P5
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.34Efforts to strengthen nuclear security:
Working paper submitted by the European Union
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.35Chair’s summary: second Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons Nayarit, Mexico, 14 February 2014:
Working paper submitted by Mexico
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.36Efforts to strengthen nuclear safety:
Working paper by the European Union
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.37Procedures in relation to exports of nuclear materials and certain categories of equipment and material in relation to article III (2) of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Working paper submitted by Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, 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 and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Estonia, Malta, Montenegro, the Republic of Moldova and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia as additional co-sponsors
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.38Memorandum of the Russian Federation for the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit
Working paper submitted by the Russian Federation
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.39Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy:
Working paper submitted by China
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.40Nuclear-weapon-free zones and nuclear issues in the Middle East:
Working paper submitted by China
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.41Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons:
Working paper submitted by China
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.42Nuclear disarmament issues:
Working paper submitted by China
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.43Proposal for an updated plan of action on nuclear disarmament to be adopted by the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons:
Working paper submitted by Cuba
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.44Note verbale dated 7 May 2014 from the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations addressed to the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.45Action taken by France in support of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Action Plan on Nuclear Safety
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/WP.46Chairman’s Working Paper: Recommendations by the Chair to the 2015 NPT Review Conference


Decisions


Summary Records

NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/SR.1Summary record of the 1st meeting
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/SR.2Summary record of the 2nd meeting
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/SR.3Summary record of the 3rd meeting
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/SR.5Summary record of the 5th meeting
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/SR.6Summary record of the 6th meeting
NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/SR.17Summary record of the 17th meeting


Miscellaneous document

NPT/CONF.2015/PC.III/MISC.1Provisional list of participants