Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL)
For a nuclear-weapons-free world
OPANAL is an international 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, also known as the Treaty of Tlatelolco.
A Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (NWFZ) is a defined 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.