Statements & Press releases

Statements & Press releases

  1. The Tenth NPT RevCon is being held in New York from 1 to 26 August 2022.
  2. Article VIII (3) of the NPT requires that review conferences be held “to review the operation of this Treaty with a view to assuring that the purposes of the Preamble and the provisions of the Treaty are being realized”… The review process is both backward reviewing and forward looking…Read more

Mr. President,
1. I have the honour to speak on behalf of the African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE), and African State Parties to the African Nuclear Weapons Free Zone Treaty (The Pelindaba Treaty). Mr. President, we congratulate you for your presidency of this 10th Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), and we assure you of our full cooperation and support…Read more

Your Excellency, Ambassador Zlauvinen,  Congratulations on your election as President of the Conference…Read more   



he African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE) is proud to announce, on this day, 15 July 2022, the 13th anniversary of the African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty – The Treaty of Pelindaba. The month of July also hosts two other important milestones in Africa’s advancement of non-proliferation and disarmament. In July 1964, African Heads of State declared their willingness to denuclearize the continent of Africa and its territorial waters…read more

The African Commission on Nuclear Energy (AFCONE) is proud to announce the 11th anniversary of the entry into force of the African Weapons -Free -Zone Treaty, commonly referred to as the Treaty of Pelindaba on 15 July 2020…Read more

Opening Address Wilton Park Conference “ In Support of Africa forward for expanding peaceful uses of nuclear energy and nuclear technology in Africa Messaoud Executive Secretar y Valley Lodge ’s Agenda 2063: pathways Delivered by BAALIOUAMER…Read more