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Hiroshima for Global Peace

32. Switzerland ■Non-Nuclear-Weapon State

Nuclear Disarmament

23 points

Full points 42

54.8 %

Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: -2

Switzerland participated in the negotiation conference on the TPNW, at which it voted in favor of adopting the treaty. However, it announced that it would postpone a decision on signing the TPNW until 2020. It has actively advocated promotion of nuclear disarmament. It has engaged in promoting the CTBT’s entry into force, and developing its verification systems. It has also taken a proactive attitude regarding cooperation with civil society. Switzerland participates in the IPNDV. It enacted national laws which restrict financing for nuclear weapons production.

Nuclear Non-Proliferation

52 points

Full points 61


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: +2

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

Nuclear Security

32 points

Full points 41


Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2019: 0

Switzerland has ratified all nuclear security-related conventions, introduced recommended measures from INFCIRC/225/Rev.5, and is also involved in international efforts.

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