OPANAL Member States

 

All the 33 States of Latin America and the Caribbean are Parties to the Treaty of Tlatelolco and, as such, Members of OPANAL.

Article 29, paragraph 1, of the Treaty of Tlatelolco (amended) provides that the instrument shall enter into force among the States that have ratified it as soon as the following requirements have been met:

a. Deposit of the instruments of ratification of this Treaty with the Depositary Government by the Governments of the States mentioned in article 26 which are in existence on the date when this Treaty is opened for signature and which are not affected by the provisions of article 26, paragraph 2;

b. Signature and ratification of Additional Protocol I annexed to this Treaty, by all extracontinental and continental States having de jure or de facto international responsibility for territories situated in the zone of application of the Treaty;

c. Signature and ratification of the Additional Protocol II annexed to this Treaty, by all powers possessing nuclear weapons;

d. Conclusion of bilateral agreements on the application of the Safeguards System of the International Atomic Energy Agency in accordance with article 13 of this Treaty.

Meanwhile, paragraph 2 of Article 29 of the Treaty of Tlatelolco stipulates that:

All Signatory States shall have the imprescriptible right to waive, wholly or in part, the requirements laid down in the preceding paragraph. They may do so by means of a declaration which shall be annexed to their respective instrument of ratification and which may be formulated at the time of deposit of the instrument or subsequently. For those States which exercise this right, this Treaty shall enter into force upon deposit of the declaration, or as soon as those requirements have been met which have not been expressly waived.

 

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua y Barbuda

 

Argentina

Argentina

 

 

Bahamas

Bahamas

 

 

Barbados

Barbados

 

Belize

Belize

 

Bolivia

Bolivia

 

Brazil

Brasil

 

Chile

Chile

 

Colombia

Colombia

 

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

 

Cuba

Cuba

 

Dominica

Dominica

 

Ecuador

Ecuador

 

El Salvador

El Salvador

 

Grenada

Granada

 

Guatemala

Guatemala

 

Guyana

Guyana

 

Haiti

Haiti

 

Honduras

Honduras

 

Jamaica

Jamaica

 

Mexico

Mexico

 

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

 

Panama

Panamá

 

Paraguay

Paraguay

 

Peru

 Perú

 

Dominican Republic

República Dominicana

 

Saint Christopher and Nevis

St Kitts and Nevis

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines

 

Saint Lucia

St Lucia

 

Suriname

Surinam

 

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad y Tobago

 

Uruguay

Uruguay

 

Venezuela

Venezuela