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Brunei

In the First Committee of the 2021 UN General Assembly, Brunei said: 'As a vital step towards global nuclear disarmament, which complements the existing non-proliferation and global nuclear-weapon-related instruments, we welcome the entry into force of the [TPNW] and hope that its First Meeting of State Parties next year would mark another important milestone.'[1]

SIGNATURE
26 Sep 2018
DEPOSIT WITH UNSG
ENTRY INTO FORCE
DECLARATION
TPNW Article 1(1) prohibitions: Compliance in 2021
(a) Develop, produce, manufacture, acquire Compliant
Test Compliant
Possess or stockpile Compliant
(b) Transfer Compliant
(c) Receive transfer or control Compliant
(d) Use Compliant
Threaten to use Compliant
(e) Assist, encourage or induce Compliant
(f) Seek or receive assistance Compliant
(g) Allow stationing, installation, deployment Compliant
TPNW voting and participation
2021 UNGA resolution on TPNW Voted yes
2020 UNGA resolution on TPNW Voted yes
2019 UNGA resolution on TPNW Voted yes
2018 UNGA resolution on TPNW Voted yes
Participated in TPNW negotiations Yes
Share of women in TPNW negotiations 50%
Vote on adoption of treaty text Voted yes
Adoption of TPNW (7 July 2017) Voted yes
IAEA safeguards and fissile material
Safeguards Agreement Yes
TPNW Art 3(2) deadline N/A
Small Quantities Protocol Yes (Modified)
Additional Protocol No
Fissile material production facilities No
Highly enriched uranium stocks No
Plutonium stocks (mil/civ) No/No
Related treaties and regimes
Party to the BWC Yes
Party to the CWC Yes
Party to the PTBT No
Ratified the CTBT Yes
Party to the NPT Yes
Party to a NWFZ Yes (Bangkok)
Member of the CD No

Latest developments

Brunei also associated itself with a statement on behalf of ASEAN in the First Committee, which said that the TPNW 'is a historic agreement which contributes towards nuclear disarmament and complements other existing instruments'.2

Recommendations

  • Brunei should urgently ratify the TPNW.
  • Brunei should conclude and bring into force an Additional Protocol with the IAEA.
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