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Hiroshima for Global Peace

16. Germany ■Non-Nuclear-Weapon State

Nuclear Disarmament 14.5 Points Full Points 42 34.5%
Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2021:+1
While Germany has proactively engaged in nuclear disarmament, it was against, or abstained, in the votes on the other UNGA Resolutions related to the humanitarian dimensions as well as legal prohibition of nuclear weapons. It has not signed the TPNW, but expressed its intention to participate in the treaty’s first Meeting of the States Parties as an observer. Along with the other U.S. allies, Germany advocates the “progressive approach” toward a world without nuclear weapons, through incremental, practical measures. Germany is hosting U.S. non-strategic nuclear weapons as part of NATO’s nuclear sharing policy, and the new administration indicated that it would undertake a process to replace dual-capable aircraft (DCA). Germany participated in the IPNDV. It has actively engaged in the promotion for entry into force of the CTBT.
Nuclear Non-Proliferation 56 Points Full Points 61 91.8%
Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2021:0
Germany 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. Germany submitted a report based on the Guidelines for the Management of Plutonium to the IAEA, including its holding of civil HEU in addition to that of civil plutonium.
Nuclear Security 31 Points Full Points 41 75.6%
Change compared to the Hiroshima Report 2021:0
Germany has ratified all nuclear security-related conventions and has introduced recommended measures of INFCIRC/225/Rev.5. It has also engaged in strengthening efforts to computer security.
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