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Hiroshima for Global Peace

23. The Netherlands ■Non-Nuclear-Weapon State

Nuclear Disarmament

13.5 points

Full points 42

32.1 %

Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

The Netherlands is the only U.S. ally that participated in the negotiation conference of the TPNW, at which it voted against its adoption. The Netherlands has not signed the TPNW. Along with the other U.S. allies, it advocates the “progressive approach” toward a world without nuclear weapons, through incremental practical measures. It is hosting U.S. non-strategic nuclear weapons as part of NATO’s nuclear sharing policy. The Netherlands participated in the IPNDV. It submitted a national report to the 2019 NPT PrepCom.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation

55 points

Full points 61


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

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

Nuclear Security

32 points

Full points 41


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

The Netherlands has ratified all nuclear security relevant conventions and has introduced recommended measures of INFCIRC/225/Rev.5. The Netherlands is also working to minimize the use of HEUs and cooperate with international efforts to strengthen nuclear security.

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