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United Republic of Tanzania

State with nuclear-free security policy

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

TPNW status
Signed (26 Sep 2019), not ratified
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 (25%)
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 (Pelindaba)
Ratified the CTBT Yes
Party to the PTBT Yes
Member of the CD No
IAEA CSA in force Yes
IAEA AP in force Yes
Party to the CWC Yes
Party to the BWC Yes

Latest developments

In First Committee of the 2020 UN General Assembly, Tanzania reaffirmed that it 'is fully committed to support and complement all UN efforts in compliance with the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, towards total elimination of nuclear weapons.' In 2019, Tanzania said in First Committee that its ratification process was underway. See: bit.ly/371Uyp0, bit.ly/3kVK8w5.

Recommendations

  • Tanzania should urgently ratify the TPNW, and continue to encourage other states to adhere to the Treaty.
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