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Hiroshima for Global Peace

Hiroshima Report 20189. Australia (Non-Nuclear-Weapon State)

Points / Full Points (%)

Nuclear Disarmament

17.5/42 (41.7%)

Along with other U.S. allies, Australia advocates the “progressive approach” toward a world without nuclear weapons, through incremental, practical measures. Australia has engaged in promoting the CTBT’s entry into force, and developing its verification systems. It neither participated in the negotiation conference of the TPNW, nor signed the treaty.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation

56/61 (91.8%)

Australia is also a state party to the South Pacific Nuclear-Free Zone Treaty. It acceded to the IAEA Additional Protocol, and has been applied the integrated safeguards. Australia-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement was adopted in 2015.

Nuclear Security

32/41 (78.0%)

Australia has ratified all nuclear security-related conventions and is also focusing on international efforts on nuclear security. Australia completed accepting the IPPAS mission in 2017. Also, as an activity related to NFWG, Australia intends to coordinate for nuclear forensics cooperation with Southeast Asian countries from 2017 to 2018.

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