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Hiroshima for Global Peace

12. Brazil ■Non-Nuclear-Weapon State

Nuclear Disarmament

25.5 points

Full points 42

60.7 %

Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: -1

Brazil has played a leading role in adopting the TPNW, which it has signed. It voted for most of the UNGA Resolutions regarding nuclear disarmament. Brazil participates in the IPNDV.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation

43 points

Full points 61


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

Brazil is also a state party to the Latin America Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty. While it complies with nuclear non-proliferation obligations, Brazil continues to be reluctant about accepting the IAEA Additional Protocol. It considers that the conclusion of the Additional Protocol should be voluntary. Brazil aims to become the first non-nuclear-weapon state to possess a nuclear submarine, and continues to negotiate with the IAEA regarding the modality of safeguards for Brazil’s nuclear fuel for submarines.

Nuclear Security

28 points

Full points 41


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

Brazil has ratified all nuclear security relevant conventions except the CPPNM/A. Brazil is also involved in efforts to strengthen nuclear security multilaterally through participation in nuclear forensics activities.

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