Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – Meeting of States Parties

Documents

Information notes

TPNW/MSP/2022/INF/1Information for States parties, observer States and intergovernmental organizations
TPNW/MSP/2022/INF/1/Rev.1Information for States parties, observer States and intergovernmental organizations
TPNW/MSP/2022/INF/2Information for participation by non-governmental organizations
TPNW/MSP/2022/INF/2/Rev.1Information for participation by non-governmental organizations
TPNW/MSP/2022/INF/3Draft programme of work
TPNW/MSP/2022/INF/4List of participants

Official documents

TPNW/MSP/2022/1Provisional agenda
TPNW/MSP/2022/2Financial report
TPNW/MSP/2022/2/Corr.1Financial report: Corrigendum
TPNW/MSP/2022/3Rules of procedure of the Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
TPNW/MSP/2022/4Report of the Credentials Committee
TPNW/MSP/2022/5Interpretative statement of the delegation of the Holy See
TPNW/MSP/2022/6
(German translation of annexes I and II)
Report of the first Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the
Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
TPNW/MSP/2022/L.1Provisional rules of procedure
TPNW/MSP/2022/L.2Draft report of the first Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Working papers

TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.1Designation of a competent international authority/authorities: Working paper submitted by the co-facilitators, Brazil and Mexico
TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.2Operationalizing the gender provisions of the Treaty on the
Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by Chile, Ireland, Mexico and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.3Complementarity with the Existing Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Regime: Working paper submitted by Ireland and Thailand in their capacity as co-facilitators
TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.4Working paper submitted by the International Committee of the Red Cross
TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.5Implementing Articles 6 and 7: Working paper submitted by Kazakhstan and Kiribati in their capacity as co-facilitators
TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.6Institutionalizing scientific and technical advice for the effective implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by the President-designate
TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.7Implementing article 12 of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: universalization: Working paper submitted by the co-facilitators, Austria, Costa Rica and Indonesia
TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.8Intersessional structure for the implementation of the Treaty: Working paper submitted by the President-designate
TPNW/MSP/2022/WP.9Deadlines for the removal from operational status and destruction of nuclear weapons and other nuclear explosive devices, and their removal from national territories (article 4): Working paper submitted by the facilitator, South Africa

Position papers by States Parties

Conference room papers

TPNW/MSP/2022/CRP.1-4These conference room papers were not made available publicly.
TPNW/MSP/2022/CRP.5Draft list of participants
TPNW/MSP/2022/CRP.6Decisions to be taken by the first Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
TPNW/MSP/2022/CRP.6/Add.1Decisions to be taken by the first Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Addendum
TPNW/MSP/2022/CRP.7Draft Vienna Action Plan
TPNW/MSP/2022/CRP.8Draft Vienna Declaration of the 1st Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: “Our Commitment to a World Free of Nuclear Weapons”

Correspondence

  • Note verbale from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, dated 27 April 2021, on the convening of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW (available in English, Français & Español)
  • Letter by the President-designate, dated 10 August 2021, regarding the postponement of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW.
  • Letter by the President-designate, addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, dated 10 August, regarding the postponement of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW. (Also issued as an official document of the General Assembly in all official languages).
  • Note verbale from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, dated 7 September 2021, on the convening of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW (available in English, Français & Español)
  • Note verbale from the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, dated 10 November 2021, addressed to the heads of the specialized agencies and related organizations, on the convening of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW
  • Note verbale from the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, dated 10 November 2021, addressed to the heads of the intergovernmental organizations and other entities that have received a standing invitation from the General Assembly to participate in the sessions and work of all international conferences convened under its auspices, on the convening of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW
  • Note verbale from the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, dated 14 March 2022, regarding the establishment of a Sponsorship Programme to ensure the inclusivity and broad participation at the First Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
  • Note verbale from the Secretary-General of the United Nations, dated 4 April 2022, on the convening of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW (available in English, Français & Español)
  • Note verbale from the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, dated 6 April 2022, containing an invitation for submittal of applications to the Sponsorship Programme
  • for the First Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
  • Note verbale from the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, dated 12 April 2022, addressed to the heads of the specialized agencies and related organizations, on the convening of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW
  • Note verbale from the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, dated 12 April 2022, addressed to the heads of the intergovernmental organizations and other entities that have received a standing invitation from the General Assembly to participate in the sessions and work of all international conferences convened under its auspices, on the convening of the first Meeting of States Parties to the TPNW

NGO working papers

These documents have been posted without editing as received from the relevant accredited non-governmental organizations

TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/1Statement on the occasion of the First Meeting of States Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/2ICAN Policy Recommendations to the First Meeting of States Parties: Working paper submitted by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/3The role of International Environmental Law principles during the implementation of environmental remediation under Article 6(2): Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization University of Auckland, Law School
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/4Article 6 TPNW: Who is a “victim” of nuclear weapons’ testing and use and what could “adequate assistance” look like? Taking inspiration from the European Court of Human Rights: Working paper submitted by International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/5Statement of Hibakusha: Working paper submitted by Hidankyo/Hibakusha Organization of Japan
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/6Fulfilment of Obligations under Article 5 “National Implementation” Essential to Achieve Goals of TPNW: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization NuclearBan.US
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/7Encouraging universal adherence to the TPNW on the basis of existing international obligations: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization Tribunal for Peace, The Netherlands
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/8Full Implementation of Article 1(e), the Prohibition on Assistance, is Key to Achieving the Goals of the TPNW: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization NuclearBan.US
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/9Nuclear Armament Increasingly at Odds with Sustainable Development?: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization Scientists for Future Austria
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/10Adopt a Resolution Protesting Russia’s Threat to Use Nuclear Weapons and Urging the Non-use and Abolition of Nuclear Weapons by Nuclear Powers: Working paper submitted by Japan Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/11Center Intergenerational Justice and Collaboration in the Implementation of TPNW: Working paper submitted by Northwestern Buffett Institute of Global Affairs
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/12For all people on the planet who could become Hibakusha: Working paper submitted by the Japan NGO Network for Nuclear Weapons Abolition
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/13Hear Our Silenced Voices: Working paper submitted by Kinokokai (Association of Atomic Bomb Microcephaly Sufferers and Their Families)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/141MSP Policy Recommendations: Working paper submitted by Manhattan Project for a Nuclear-Free World
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/15Pathways To Advance Equitable, Just, and Restorative Nuclear Disarmament: Working paper submitted by Global Zero
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/16Threats to Use Nuclear Weapons: Unacceptable and Illegal: Working paper submitted by International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/17Implementing Articles 6 and 7 on victim assistance, environmental remediation, and international cooperation and assistance: Working paper submitted by Article 36
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/18Nuclear deterrence is transforming! Inhumanity of nuclear weapons must be the foundation of our activities: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization Japan Congress against A-and H-Bombs
GENSUIKIN)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/19Building on the Ban: Increasing impact by decreasing investment: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization PAX
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/20Encouraging the Nuclear Weapons States to Join the TPNW: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization NuclearBan.US
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/21Statement for the 1st Meeting of States Parties of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization Netzwerk Friedenskooperative / Network of the German Peace Movement
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/22Implementing Victim Assistance and Environmental Remediation under the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization Harvard Law School International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/23Protocols for Seeking Nuclear Truth with Integrity: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization Nuclear Truth Project
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/24Joint International Health Statement: Working paper submitted by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/25The catastrophic consequence s of nuclear weapons and war:
Summary of the evidence and new research findings: Working paper submitted by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/26Message from Youth in Japan: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization KNOW NUKES TOKYO
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/27Recommendations from Japanese Civil Society on Articles 6 and 7 of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by the Japan NGO Network for Nuclear Weapons Abolition
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/28Complementarity beyond Disarmament and Non-Proliferation: Working paper submitted by Mines Action Canada
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/29Funding mechanisms to achieve universality of the TPNW: Working paper submitted by the Middle East Treaty Organization
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/30Now is the Time to Act, From Prohibition to Elimination of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by the New Japan Women’s Association
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/31Universalization of the TPNW and the Middle East WMDFZ: Working paper submitted by the Middle East Treaty Organization
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/32Including Peace and Disarmament Education in Implementing Universalization Obligations under Article 12: orking paper submitted by Soka Gakkai International
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/33Ways to strengthen international security and pursue nuclear disarmament using the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy (AIDD)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/34Policy Proposal for providing support to radiation victims in accordance with the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW): Working paper submitted by the Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/35The role of non-nuclear weapon states in NATO on nuclear disarmament: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of the Flemish Peace Institute
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/36Information on the Situations of Second-Generation Atomic Bomb Survivors in Japan and Proposals on “Victim Assistance” mentioned in Article 6 of the TPNW: Working paper submitted by Japanese Liaison Council of Second-Generation Atomic Bomb Survivors (JLCSGABS)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/37Youth Perspectives on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: Working paper submitted by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation (NAPF) and
ICAN on behalf of member organization Reverse The Trend: Save Our People, Save Our Planet (RTT)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/38Youth and Gender Inclusion in the TPNW: Working paper submitted by the British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/39TPAN, possible contributions from Latin America: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization SEHLAC
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/40International Law and Nuclear Disarmament: How complementary instruments made a difference in an NWFZ: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization SEHLAC
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/41Latin America: A Region Committed to Nuclear Disarmament: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization SEHLAC
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/42A security framework for nuclear abolition: Working paper submitted by ICAN on behalf of member organization SEHLAC
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/43The risk of nuclear war is greatly increased by the production of “mini-nukes: Working paper submitted by Disarmisti Esigenti
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/44The denuclearization of the International Gulf of Trieste, based on the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty, and the 1947 Peace Treaty with Italy: Working paper submitted by Disarmisti Esigenti
TPNW/MSP/2022/NGO/45Comprehensive Policy Paper on Supporting the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW): Working paper submitted by Maat for Peace, Development and Human Rights