Status of Signatures and Ratifications of the Treaty of Tlatelolco
and its Additional Protocols I and II



Documents of the Treaty of Tlatelolco
 


Opened for Signature
in Mexico City on February 14, 1967
Enter into force:
April 25, 1969

Last updated:
13 November 2006

The Ministry of Foreign Relations of Mexico, in the capacity of Depositary of the Treaty of Tlatelolco, sent the following information to the Secretariat General of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean.

COUNTRY SIGNATURE RATIFICATION WAIVER

COUNTRY

SIGNATURE

RATIFICATION

WAIVER (art.28)

Antigua and Barbuda

11 Oct 1983

11 Oct 1983

11 Oct 1983

Argentina

27 Sep 1967

18 Jan 1994

18 Jan 1994

Bahamas

29 Nov 1976

26 Apr 1977

26 Apr 1977

Barbados

18 Oct 1968

25 Apr 1969

25 Apr 1969

Belize

14 Feb 1992

09 Nov 1994

09 Nov 1994

Bolivia

14 Feb 1967

18 Feb 1969

18 Feb 1969

Brazil

09 May 1967

29 Jan 1968

30 May 1994

Chile

14 Feb 1967

09 Oct 1974

30 May 1994

Colombia

14 Feb 1967

04 Aug 1972

06 Sept 1972

Costa Rica

14 Feb 1967

25 Aug 1969

25 Aug 1969

Cuba

25 Mar 1995

 23 Oct 2002

  23 Oct 2002

Dominica

02 May 1989

04 Jun 1993

25 Aug 1993

Dominican Republic

28 Jul 1967

14 Jun 1968

14 Jun 1968

Ecuador

14 Feb 1967

11 Feb 1969

11 Feb 1969

El Salvador

14 Feb 1967

22 Apr 1968

22 Apr 1968

Granada

29 Apr1975

20 Jun 1975

20 June 1975

Guatelmala

14 Feb 1967

06 Feb 1970

06 Feb 1970

Guyana

16 Jan 1995

16 Jan 1995

14 May 1997

Haiti

14 Feb 1967

23 May 1969

23 May 1969

Honduras

14 Feb 1967

23 Sep 1968

23 Sept 1968

Jamaica

26 Oct 1967

26 Jun 1969

26 Jun 1969

Mexico

14 Feb 1967

20 Sep 1967

20 Sep 1967

Nicaragua

15 Feb 1967

24 Oct 1968

24Oct 1968

Panama

14 Feb 1967

11 Jun 1971

11 Jun 1971

Paraguay

26 Apr 1967

19 Mar 1969

19 Mar 1969

Peru

14 Feb 1967

04 Mar 1969

04 Mar 1969

Saint Kitts and Nevis

18 Feb 1994

18 Apr 1995

14 Feb 1997

Saint Vincent and Gren.

14 Feb 1992

14 Feb 1992

11 May 1992

Saint Lucia

25 Aug 1992

02 Jun 1995

02 Jun 1995

Suriname

13 Feb 1976

10 Jun 1997

10 Jun 1977

Trinidad and Tobago

27 Jun 1967

03 Dec 1970

27 Jun 1975

Uruguay

14 Feb 1967

20 Aug 1968

20 Aug 1968

Venezuela

14 Feb 1967

23 Mar 1970

23 Mar 1970

ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL I

COUNTRY

SIGNATURE

RATIFICATION

France

02 Mar 1979

24 Aug 1992

Holland

15 Mar 1968

26 Jul 1971

United Kingdom

20 Dec 1967

11 Dec 1969

Unites States

26 May 1977

23 Nov 1981

ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL II

COUNTRY

SIGNATURE

RATIFICATION

France

18 Jul 1973

22 Mar 1974

People's Rep of China

21 Aug 1973

2 Jun 1974

United Kingdom

20 Dec 1967

11 Dec 1969

United States

01 Apr 1968

12 May 1971

Russia Federation

18 May 1978

8 Jan 1979

Amendments of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco)



Regarding the signature and ratification of the first amendment of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlatelolco) pursuant to
Resolution 267 (E-V), of the General Conference of OPANAL approved in Mexico City on July 30, 1990, which resolved to add to the legal name of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America the words "and the Caribbean," and consequently amend Article 7 of the Treaty, the countries that have signed and ratified the first amendment until now are:

COUNTRY

SIGNATURE

RATIFICATION

Antigua and Barbuda

   

Argentina

10 Dec 1990

18 Jan 1994

Bahamas

18 Mar 1992

 

Barbados

14 Feb 1997

14 Feb 1997

Belize

23 Nov 1995

23 Nov 1995

Bolivia

10 Dec 1990

 

Brazil

05 Dec 1990

30 May 1994

Chile

16 Jan 1991

18 Jan 1994

Colombia

05 Dec 1990

18 Jan 1999

Costa Rica

10 Dec 1990

20 Jan 1999

Cuba

05 Dec 1995

 23 oct 2002

Dominica

   

Dominican Republic

16 Jan 1991

 

Ecuador

05 Dec 1990

18 Oct 1995

El Salvador

21 Feb 1991

22 May 1992

Granada

17 Sept 1991

17 Sept 1991

Guatelmala

10 Dec 1990

21 Aug 1998

Guyana

16 Jan 1995

16 Jan 1995

Haiti

16 Jan 1991

 

Honduras

16 Jan 1991

 

Jamaica

21 Feb 1991

13 Mar 1992

Mexico

05 Nov 1990

24 Oct 1991

Nicaragua

10 Dec 1990

 

Panama

 

 8 ago 2000

Paraguay

19 Feb 1991

22 Oct 1996

Peru

05 Dec 1990

14 Jul 1995

Saint Kitts and Nevis

18 Feb 1994

 

Saint Vincent and Gren.

   

Saint Lucia

   

Suriname

 

13 Jan 1994 AC

Trinidad and Tobago

   

Uruguay

16 Nov 1990

30 Aug 1994

Venezuela

16 Jan 1991

14 Feb 1997

AC Acceptance


The same communication contains information regarding the signature and ratification of the second amendment of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America (Treaty of Tlatelolco), pursuant to
Resolution 268 (XII), approved in Mexico City on May 10, 1991, which replaces paragraph 2 of Article 25 of the Treaty with the following words:

"The condition of State Party to the Treaty of Tlatelolco shall be restricted to Independent States which are situated within the Zone of application of the Treaty in accordance with Article 4 of same, and with paragraph I of the present Article, and which were Members of the United Nations as of December 10, 1985 as well as to the non-autonomous territories mentioned in document OEA/CER.P, AG/doc. 1939/85 of November 5, 1985, once they attain their independence."


The countries that have signed and ratified the second Amendment are:

COUNTRY

SIGNATURE

RATIFICATION

Antigua and Barbuda

   

Argentina

14 Oct 1991

18 Jan 1994

Bahamas

   

Barbados

14 Feb 1997

14 Feb 1997

Belize

   

Bolivia

10 Sept 1991

 

Brazil

23 Jan 1992

30 May 1994

Chile

03 Sept 1991

18 Jan 1994

Colombia

10 Sept 1991

18 Jan 1999

Costa Rica

03 Sept 1991

20 Jan 1999

Cuba

05 Dec 1995

 23 oct 2002

Dominica

 

 

Dominican Republic

10 Sept 1991

 

Ecuador

13 Sept 1991

 30 ago 2000

El Salvador

10 Sept 1991

14 Jan 2002 

Granada

17 Sept 1991

 

Guatelmala

23 Oct 1997

26-Nov-2003 

Guyana

16 Jan 1995

16 Jan 1995

Haiti

21 Jan 1992

 

Honduras

04 Mar 1992

 

Jamaica

17 Sept 1991

17 May 1995

Mexico

02 Sept 1991

10 Apr 1992

Nicaragua

23 Jan 1992

 

Panama

 

 8 ago 2000

Paraguay

21 Jan 1992

22 Oct 1996

Peru

21 Jan 1992

14 Jul 1995

Saint Kitts and Nevis

18 Feb 1994

 

Saint Vincent and Gren.

   

Saint Lucia

   

Suriname

 

13 Jan 1994 AC

Trinidad and Tobago

   

Uruguay

17 Sept 1991

30 Aug 1994

Venezuela

10 Sept 1991

14 Feb 1997

AC Acceptance


The same communication also contains information regarding the signature and ratification of the Amendments of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America (Treaty of Tlatelolco), pursuant to
Resolution 290 (E-VII), approved by the General Conference in Mexico City on August 26, 1992.

To adopt and open for signature the following Amendments to the Treaty:

Article 14

2. The Contracting Parties to the Treaty shall simultaneously transmit to the Agency a copy of the reports submitted to the International Atomic Energy Agency which relate to matters subject of this Treaty that are relevant to the work of the Agency.

3. The information furnished by the Contracting Parties shall not be, totally or partially, disclosed or transmitted to third parties, by the addressees of the reports, except when the Contracting Parties give their express consent.


Article 15

1. At the request of any of the Contracting Parties and with the authorization of the Council, the Secretary General may request any of the Contracting Parties to provide the Agency with complementary or supplementary information regarding any extraordinary event or circumstance which affects the compliance with this Treaty, explaining his reasons. The Contracting Parties undertake to co-operate promptly and fully with the Secretary General.

2. The Secretary General shall inform the Council and the Contracting Parties forthwith of such requests and of the respective replies.


Text that replaces Article 16:

Article 16

1. The International Atomic Energy Agency has the power of carrying out special inspections in accordance with Article 12 and with the agreements referred to in Article 13 of this Treaty.

2. At the request of any of the Contracting Parties and in accordance with the procedures established in Article 15 of this Treaty, the Council may submit for the consideration of the International Atomic Energy Agency a request that the necessary mechanisms be put into operation to carry out a special inspection.

3. The Secretary General shall request the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency to transmit to him in a timely manner the information forwarded to the Board of Governors of the IAEA relating to the conclusion of the special inspection. The Secretary General shall make this information available to the Council promptly.

4. The Council, through the Secretary General shall transmit this information to all the Contracting Parties.


Article 19

The Agency may conclude such agreements with the International Atomic Energy Agency as are authorized by the General Conference and as it considers likely to facilitate the efficient operation of the Control System established by this Treaty.


All Articles renumbered beginning with Article 20:

Article 20

1. The Agency may also enter into relations with any international organization or body, especially any which may beestablished in the future to supervise disarmament or measures for the control of armaments in any part of the world.

2. The Contracting Parties may, if they see fit, request the advice of the Inter-American Nuclear Energy Commission on all technical matters connected with the application of this Treaty with which the Commission is competent to deal under its Statute.

COUNTRY

SIGNATURE

RATIFICATION

Antigua and Barbuda

   

Argentina

26 Aug 1992

18 Jan 1994

Bahamas

   

Barbados

14 Feb 1997

14 Feb 1997

Belize

23 Nov 1995

23 Nov 1995

Bolivia

31 Aug 1992

 

Brazil

26 Aug 1992

30 May 1994

Chile

26 Aug 1992

18 Jan 1994

Colombia

14 Dec 1992

18 Jan 1999

Costa Rica

26 Aug 1992

20 Jan 1999

Cuba

05 Dec 1995

 23 oct 2003

Dominica

   

Dominican Republic

26 Aug 1992

03 Apr 1998

Ecuador

26 Aug 1992

30 ago 2000 

El Salvador

08 Sept 1992

 

Granada

 

 

Guatelmala

26 Aug 1992

 23-Nov-2003

Guyana

16 Jan 1995

16 Jan 1995

Haiti

22 Oct 1992

 

Honduras

26 Aug 1992

 

Jamaica

08 Jun 1993

17 May 1995

Mexico

26 Aug 1992

01 Sept 1993

Nicaragua

26 Aug 1992

 

Panama

 

8 ago 2000 

Paraguay

26 Aug 1992

22 Oct 1996

Peru

09 Feb 1993

14 Jul 1995

Saint Kitts and Nevis

18 Feb 1994

 

Saint Vincent and Gren.

   

Saint Lucia

   

Suriname

 

13 Jan 1994 AC

Trinidad and Tobago

   

Uruguay

26 Aug 1992

20 Feb 1995

Venezuela

26 Aug 1992

14 Feb 1997

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