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NPT Review Conferences


Every five years, Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) meet to review its implementation.

2015 NPT Review Conference

UN headquartersThe 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) will be held in 2015 at the United Nations Headquaters in New York, USA.

The ninth Review Conference since the first in 1975, the 2015 Review Conference will also mark the 20-year anniversary of the NPT's indefinite extension agreed to in 1995.


2010 NPT Review Conference

UN headquartersThe 2010 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was held from 3 to 28 May 2010 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York under the presidency of Ambassador Libran N. Cabactulan of the Philippines.

The eighth Review Conference since the first in 1975, the 2010 Review Conference also marked the 15-year anniversary of the NPT's indefinite extension agreed to in 1995.

2005 NPT Review Conference

UN headquarters in 2005 The 2005 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was held from 2 to 27 May 2005 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York under the presidency of Ambassador Sergio de Queiroz Duarte from Brazil.

The seventh Review Conference since the first in 1975, the 2005 Review Conference also marked the 10-year anniversary of the NPT's indefinite extension agreed to in 1995.

2000 NPT Review Conference

UN headquarters in 2000 The 2000 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was held 24 April to 19 May 2000 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Crowning a fifteen-year international effort to produce a consensus, States Parties to the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) have come to an agreement that there should be "an unequivocal undertaking by the nuclear weapon States to accomplish the total elimination of their nuclear arsenals." [Final Documents]

The 2000 NPT Review Conference was the first to meet since the Treaty's indefinite extension in 1995. Serving as Conference President was Mr. Abdallah Baali, Permanent Representative of Algeria to the United Nations.

1995 Review and Extension Conference

UN headquarters in 1995 The 1995 Review and Extension Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was held from 17 April to 12 May 1995 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

25 years after its entry into force, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) has been extended for an indefinite period of time. The decision was reached at the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference.

While unable to adopt a Final Declaration, the States Parties of the NPT adopted a package of decisions, including a decision on:

- Decision 1: Strengthening the Review Process for the Treaty [pdf]
- Decision 2: Principles and Objectives for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament [pdf]
- Decision 3: Extension of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons [pdf]
- Resolution: Resolution on Middle East [pdf]

Ambassador Jayantha Dhanapala of Sri Lanka was President of the Conference.