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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

State with nuclear-free security policy

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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 (8 Dec 2017) and ratified (31 Jul 2019)
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 (No data)
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 No
Member of the CD No
IAEA CSA in force Yes
IAEA AP in force No
Party to the CWC Yes
Party to the BWC Yes

Latest developments

At the 2019 UN General Assembly, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines critiqued the ''muscular masculinity' of the nuclear umbrella and the idea that nuclear weapons are important for security. It commended the development of the TPNW and urged all states to sign and ratify it. See: bit.ly/35XY6cj.

Recommendations

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines should continue to encourage other states to adhere to the TPNW.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines should ensure that all the TPNW obligations are implemented domestically, through legal, administrative, and other necessary measures.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines should conclude and bring into force an Additional Protocol (AP) with the IAEA.
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