NPT Review Conference 2005

The 7th Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) took place during 2 – 27 May 2005 at the UN Headquarters in New York.  Largely due to the entrenched positions and proliferation-promoting policies of a tiny number of influential states, the 2005 Review Conference was an abysmal failure, and ended with no consensus agreements and without the adoption of a final document. This section contains documents and analysis relating to the 2005 NPT Review Conference.

The 7th Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) took place during 2 – 27 May 2005 at the UN Headquarters in New York.  Largely due to the entrenched positions and proliferation-promoting policies of a tiny number of influential states, the 2005 Review Conference was an abysmal failure, and ended with no consensus agreements and without the adoption of a final document. This section contains documents and analysis relating to the 2005 NPT Review Conference.

30 May 2005

Break the nuclear deadlock

Kofi A. Annan, International Herald Tribune

MONDAY, MAY 30, 2005

UNITED NATIONS, New York Regrettably, there are times when multilateral forums tend merely to reflect, rather than mend, deep rifts over how to confront the threats we face. The...

3 February 2005

Four months from now, in New York, the world will have a rare opportunity to make significant improvements in international security. The question is whether we will be smart enough to use it.

In recent years, three phenomena have radically altered the security landscape. They are the...

1 December 2008
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31 December 2005

Sergio de Queiroz Duarte

There are probably as many assessments of the outcome of the 2005 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) as there were divergent views and positions during the three-year preparations and throughout the Conference itself...

31 December 2005

Lew Kwang-Chul

Problems over the nuclear programme of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which re-emerged in October 2002 and has been steadily worsening, was discussed intensively at the 2005 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT...

1 October 2012

Asked by Lord Browne of Ladyton

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the progress, effectiveness and achievements of the seven-nation initiative on nuclear non-proliferation, established at the 2005 United Nations World Summit in New York...

Author(s): State Parties to NPT
25 May 2009
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Author(s): State Parties to NPT
26 May 2005
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Author(s): State Parties to NPT
26 May 2005
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