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Hiroshima for Global Peace

31. Sweden ■Non-Nuclear-Weapon State

Nuclear Disarmament

26 points

Full points 42

61.9 %

Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: +1

Sweden proposed the “stepping stone approach,” and hosted a meeting attended by 16 NNWS. Sweden participated in the negotiation conference on the TPNW, at which it voted in favor of adopting the treaty. However, it decided not to sign it for the time being. It has actively advocated promotion of nuclear disarmament. It has engaged in promoting the CTBT’s entry into force, and developing its verification systems. Sweden participated in the IPNDV. It has also proactively engaged in cooperation with civil society.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation

53 points

Full points 61


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

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

Nuclear Security

38 points

Full points 41


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

Sweden has ratified all nuclear security relevant conventions and is working to develop domestic legislation with the introduction of the recommended measures of INFCIRC/225/Rev.5. Sweden is also actively involved in international efforts, including capacity building and nuclear forensics activities.

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