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Working papers and other documents submitted to the 2022 NPT Review Conference


Conference Documents

NPT/CONF.2020/INF/1/Rev.2
Information for States parties, observer States and intergovernmental organizations

NPT/CONF.2020/INF/2/Rev.2
Information for participation of non-governmental organizations

NPT/CONF.2020/INF/3/Rev.1
Draft proposed programme of work

Other Documents

NPT/CONF.2020/1
Final report of the Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference

NPT/CONF.2020/2
Memorandum of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean

NPT/CONF.2020/2/Add.1
Memorandum of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean: Addendum

NPT/CONF.2020/3
Activities of the International Atomic Energy Agency relevant to article III of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Background paper prepared by the secretariat of the International Atomic Energy Agency

NPT/CONF.2020/4
Activities of the International Atomic Energy Agency relevant to article IV of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Background paper prepared by the Secretariat of the International Atomic Energy Agency

Working Papers

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.1/Rev.1
Multilateral nuclear supply principles of the Zangger Committee
Working paper submitted by Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Korea,Romania, the Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America as members of the Zangger Committee

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.2
The Quad Nuclear Verification Partnership
Working paper submitted by Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.3
Addressing “Vienna issues”: the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty; compliance and verification; export controls; cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy; nuclear safety; nuclear security; and discouraging withdrawal from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Working paper submitted by Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Sweden (the Vienna Group of Ten)
(English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.4
Scientific and technical expertise supporting national efforts to advance the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: the Norwegian experience
Working paper submitted by Norway

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.5
Taking forward nuclear disarmament
Working paper submitted by Brazil on behalf of the New Agenda Coalition (Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand and South Africa)

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.6
Stepping stones for advancing nuclear disarmament
Joint working paper submitted by Argentina, Canada, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
The content of the present working paper is also supported by Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Georgia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Iceland, Luxembourg, Mauritania, North Macedonia, Palau, the Philippines, Portugal, the Republic of Moldova and Uruguay

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.7
Recommendations for consideration
Working paper submitted by the States parties to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco)

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.8
Specific regional issues and implementation of the 1995 resolution on the Middle East
Working paper submitted by the Group of Arab States

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.9
A nuclear risk reduction package
Working paper submitted by the Stockholm Initiative, supported by Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.10
Recommendations for consideration by the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Joint working paper submitted by the members of the Non Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Turkey and United Arab Emirates)

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.11
Nuclear disarmament
Working paper submitted by Algeria

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.12
The right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes
Working paper submitted by Algeria

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.13
Security assurances against the use or the threat of use of nuclear weapons
Working paper submitted by Algeria

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.14
Minimizing and eliminating highly enriched uranium in civilian stocks and use
Working paper submitted by the Netherlands, Norway and the Republic of Korea

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.15
Nuclear disarmament verification: recommendations for the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Working paper submitted by Norway

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.16
Irreversibility in the context of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: recommendations for the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty
Working paper submitted by Norway and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.17
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty for the Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Working paper submitted by the European Union

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.18
Nuclear disarmament verification
Working paper submitted by France and Germany

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.19
Interlinkage between the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty and the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Working paper submitted by Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Iraq, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.20
Nuclear disarmament
Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.21
Nuclear testing
Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.22
Safeguards
Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.23
Security assurances against the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons
Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.24
Verification
Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.25
The inalienable right to develop research, production and uses of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes
Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.26
Substantive recommendations for incorporation into the final document of the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Working paper submitted by the members of the Group of Non-Aligned States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.27
Framework for peaceful nuclear cooperation
Working paper submitted by Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Mexico, the Niger, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Ukraine

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.28
Nuclear disarmament
Working paper submitted by China

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.29
Nuclear non-proliferation
Working paper submitted by China

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.30
Nuclear-weapon-free zones and nuclear issues in the Middle East
Working paper submitted by China

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.31
Peaceful uses of nuclear energy
Working paper submitted by China

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.32
Security assurance
Working paper submitted by China

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.33
Strategic risk reduction
Working paper submitted by China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.34
Verifying nuclear arms control and disarmament: United Kingdom perspective and research
Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
(English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.35
Getting to a world without nuclear weapons: a food-for-thought paper
Working paper submitted by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.36
Priorities of the European Union for the tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Working paper submitted by the European Union
(English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.37
Peaceful uses of nuclear energy, science and technology
Working paper submitted by China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.38
Call to accelerate the ratification of the Protocol on negative security assurances to the Treaty on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia by the nuclear-weapon States
Working paper submitted by Kyrgyzstan on behalf of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.39
Environmental consequences of uranium mining
Working paper submitted by Kyrgyzstan on behalf of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

NPT/CONF.2020/WP.40
Actions taken by France to promote the responsible development of peaceful nuclear and radiation applications under the third pillar of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Working paper submitted by France
(English version provided by the Secretariat for working purposes pending official issuance in all languages on the Official Document System (ODS) of the United Nations)