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Honduras

State with nuclear-free security policy

Honduras is a state party to the TPNW from 22 January 2021 and is in compliance with all of the prohibitions in Article 1 of the Treaty.

TPNW status
Signed (20 Sep 2017) and ratified (24 Oct 2020)
Compliance with prohibitions in TPNW Article 1(1)
Art 1(1)(a) Develop, produce, manufacture, acquire Compliant
Test Compliant
Possess or stockpile Compliant
Art 1(1)(b) Transfer Compliant
Art 1(1)(c) Receive transfer or control Compliant
Art 1(1)(d) Use Compliant
Threaten to use Compliant
Art 1(1)(e) Assist, encourage or induce Compliant
Art 1(1)(f) Seek or receive assistance Compliant
Art 1(1)(g) Allow stationing, installation, deployment Compliant
TPNW voting and participation
Vote on negotiation mandate (A/RES/71/258) Voted yes
Participated in treaty negotiations (% women) Yes (75%)
Vote on adoption of treaty text Voted yes
Last vote on UNGA resolution Voted yes
Fissile material
Fissile material production facilities No
Highly enriched uranium stocks No
Plutonium stocks (military/civilian) No/No
Related treaties and regimes
Party to the NPT Yes
Party to a NWFZ Yes (Tlatelolco)
Ratified the CTBT Yes
Party to the PTBT Yes
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

Latest developments

On 24 October, the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, Honduras became the 50th state to deposit its instrument of ratification of the TPNW with the UN Secretary-General, ensuring the Treaty's entry into force. After having signed the instrument of ratification, Honduras' Foreign Minister, Lisandro Rosales Banegas, said: 'Today is an historic day.' The National Congress of Honduras had unanimously approved the ratification on 24 September 2020. See: bit.ly/3geAvYo, bit.ly/2VFjkWJ.

Recommendations

  • Honduras should encourage other states to adhere to the TPNW.
  • Honduras should ensure that all the TPNW obligations are implemented domestically, through legal, administrative, and other necessary measures.
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