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Hiroshima for Global Peace

11. Belgium ■Non-Nuclear-Weapon State

Nuclear Disarmament

13.5 points

Full points 42

32.1 %

Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

Belgium is hosting U.S. non-strategic nuclear weapons as part of NATO’s nuclear sharing policy. It has not signed the TPNW. Along with the other U.S. allies, Belgium advocates the “progressive approach” toward a world without nuclear weapons through implementing practical measures. It has engaged in promoting the CTBT’s entry into force, and developing its verification systems.Belgium participates in the IPNDV.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation

54 points

Full points 61


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

Belgium acceded to the IAEA Additional Protocol, and has applied the integrated safeguards. It has engaged in non-proliferation, including the establishment of the solid export control systems.

Nuclear Security

29 points

Full points 41


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: +1

Belgium has ratified all nuclear security relevant conventions, and in 2019 it has implemented the recommended measures of INFCIRC/225/Rev.5, particularly in efforts to combat sabotage, internal threat and cyber-terrorism, and to accept IPPAS missions.

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