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The obligation to promote universal adherence to the Treaty

States parties and signatories alike took a broad range of actions in 2022 to implement the TPNW’s obligation under Article 12 of the Treaty to encourage further states to sign and ratify, with the goal of universal adherence.

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Ambassador Maritza Chan, Costa Rica’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, was one of many diplomats that on several occasions in 2022 urged more states to sign and ratify the TPNW, in statements at the UN and other forums, in meetings and events, and on social media. Photo: Costa Rica’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations