• The Fourth NPT Review Conference takes place in Geneva; disagreement prevents consensus
    on a final declaration, especially concerning conclusion of a nuclear test ban treaty.
  • In South America, Argentina and Brazil announce a Declaration on Common Nuclear Policy
    including IAEA and regional safeguards.
  • A regional agreement called AFRA enters into force for African countries interested in nuclear research, development, and training.

African countries are working together in
fields of nuclear science and technology.