Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL)

For a nuclear-weapons-free world

Member States

OPANAL is an intergovernmental organization. Its Members are the 33 States of Latin American and the Caribbean. These States signed and ratified the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean, known as the Treaty of Tlatelolco.

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Nuclear-Weapons-Free Zones

A Nuclear-Weapons-Free Zone (NWFZ) is a delimited geographic space within which these weapons of mass destruction are prohibited by law. NWFZs are a regional nonproliferation mechanism with a view towards the achievement of complete global nuclear disarmament.

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News

2-15/05/2017.- The Preparatory Committee for the 2020 NPT Review Conference held its first session at the Vienna International Centre. This will be the first of three sessions that will be held prior to the 2020 NPT Review Conference.

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