Skip to main content

The status of the TPNW

At five years after it opened for signature, the TPNW has 68 states parties while 26 further states have signed but not yet ratified. This means that a total of 94 states (or 47.7% of all states) have accepted binding obligations in international law under the TPNW. Only 5 more signatures or accessions are needed to pass 50%.

Category Criterion
States parties States that have signed and ratified or have acceded to the TPNW.
Signatories States that have signed the TPNW but not yet ratified it.
Other supporters States that are not in category 1 or 2 but whose most recent vote in the UN on the TPNW (the adoption of the Treaty on 7 July 2017 or on the subsequent annual UN General Assembly resolutions on the TPNW) was 'yes'.
Undecided All states that are not in category 1 or 2 and whose most recent vote in the UN on the TPNW (the adoption of the Treaty on 7 July 2017 or on the subsequent annual UN General Assembly resolutions on the TPNW) was an abstention, or which never participated in such a vote.
Opposed All states that are not in category 1 or 2 and whose most recent vote in the UN on the TPNW (the adoption of the Treaty on 7 July 2017 or on the subsequent annual UN General Assembly resolutions on the TPNW) was 'no'

The states bringing the TPNW into force
What did the adopting states do?




Back to start
Back to start
Back to start
Back to start
Back to start

WMD treaty architecture - gaps in adherence (as of end 2021)
WMD treaty architecture - gaps in adherence (as of end 2021)