Member States

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

Argentina

Argentina

Bahamas

Bahamas

Barbados

Barbados

Belize

Belize

Bolivia

Bolivia

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Chile

Chile

Colombia

Colombia

Cuba

Cuba

Dominica

Dominica

Honduras

Honduras

Ecuador

Ecuador

El Salvador

El Salvador

Grenada

Grenada

Brazil

Brasil

Guatemala

Guatemala

Guyana

Guyana

Haiti

Haiti

Jamaica

Jamaica

Mexico

Mexico

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Panama

Panamá

Paraguay

Paraguay

Peru

 Perú

Dominican Republic

República Dominicana

Saint Kitts and the 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