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Cambodia

TPNW supporters

Cambodia has signed the TPNW and is in compliance with all of the prohibitions in Article 1, but has not yet ratified the Treaty.

Latest developments and background

At the High-Level Plenary Meeting to Commemorate and Promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons in the UN on 26 September 2019, Cambodia's Secretary of State, Ouch Borit, made the following statement: "Today represents a timely opportunity for the global community to come together in its commitment to promote the universality of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by joining the treaty and implementing its prohibition. Having signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, Cambodia is a strong supporter of general and complete nuclear disarmament and we are fully engaged in commitment to ratify and implement this treaty." (bit.ly/2obi545)

Recommendations

  • Cambodia should urgently ratify the TPNW, and continue to encourage other states to adhere to the Treaty.
Signed
Yes (9 Jan 2019)
Adhered
No
Compliance with article 1(1) of the TPNW
Art 1(1)(a) The prohibition on developing, producing, manufacturing, or otherwise acquiring Compliant
The prohibition on testing Compliant
The prohibition on possessing or stockpiling Compliant
Art 1(1)(b) The prohibition on transferring Compliant
Art 1(1)(c) The prohibition on receiving transfer or control Compliant
Art 1(1)(d) The prohibition on using Compliant
The prohibition on threatening to use Compliant
Art 1(1)(e) The prohibition on assisting prohibited activities Compliant
The prohibition on encouraging or inducing prohibited activities Compliant
Art 1(1)(f) The prohibition on encouraging or inducing prohibited activities Compliant
Art 1(1)(g) The prohibition on allowing stationing, installation, or deployment Compliant
TPNW process
Vote on mandate resolution (A/RES/71/258) Voted yes
Participated in treaty negotiations (% women) Yes (25%)
Vote on adoption of treaty text Voted yes
Vote on UNGA resolution 2018 Voted yes
Fissile material
Highly enriched uranium stocks No
Civilian plutonium stocks
Fissile material production No
Related treaties and mechanisms
Party to the NPT Yes
Party to a NWFZ Yes (Bangkok)
Ratified the CTBT Yes
Party to the PTBT No
Member of the CD No (Observer)
IAEA CSA in force Yes
IAEA AP in force Yes
Party to the CWC Yes
Party to the BWC Yes