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  LIbrary Treaties Non-Proliferation Treaty, Proposal, May 19, 1999

Nuclear-weapon-free zones Proposed by Brazil

NPT/CONF.2000/PC.III/35 19 May 1999
ORIGINAL: ENGLISH

Add paragraph 16 bis: "Recognition of the continuing contribution that the Antarctic Treaty and thetreaties of Tlatelolco, Rarotonga, Bangkok and Pelindaba are making towards freeing the

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Southern Hemisphere and adjacent areas covered by those treaties from nuclear weapons."

Add paragraph 16 ter: "Re-affirmation of the importance of ratification of the treaties of Tlatelolco, Rarotonga, Bangkok and Pelindaba by all regional States, as well as of the continued work by all concerned States to facilitate adherence to the protocols to nuclear-weapon-free zones treaties by all relevant States that have not yet done so."

Paragraph 17 - Replace first sentence with: "Recognition of the commitment of States Parties to and signatories of the treaties of Tlatelolco, Rarotonga, Bangkok and Pelindaba that are parties to the NPT to promote the common goals envisaged in those treaties, explore and implement further ways and means of cooperation, including the consolidation of the status of the nuclear-weapon-free Southern Hemisphere and adjacent areas."