|Full Title||2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons|
|Short Title / Abbreviations||PTNW|
|CIL Subject Classification|
|Citations to Text||UN Doc. A/CONF.229/2017/8|
|Date of Adoption||07/07/2017|
|Place of Adoption||New York, United Nations conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination (27-31 March and 15 June-7 July 2017)|
|Secretariat / Relevant Authority|
"Article 11 Settlement of disputes
1. When a dispute arises between two or more States Parties relating to the interpretation or application of this Treaty, the parties concerned shall consult together with a view to the settlement of the dispute by negotiation or by other peaceful means of the parties’ choice in accordance with Article 33 of the Charter of the United Nations.
2. The meeting of States Parties may contribute to the settlement of the dispute, including by offering its good offices, calling upon the States Parties concerned to start the settlement procedure of their choice and recommending a time limit for any agreed procedure, in accordance with the relevant provisions of this Treaty and the Charter of the United Nations."
|Depository||Secretary-General of the United Nations|
|Entry Into Force Status||Not In Force|
|Entry into Force/Termination Provisions||
"Article 15 Entry into force
1. This Treaty shall enter into force 90 days after the fiftieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession has been deposited.
2. For any State that deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession after the date of the deposit of the fiftieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, this Treaty shall enter into force 90 days after the date on which that State has deposited its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession."
|General Status (Parties)||3 Parties (as of 21 September 2017)|
|Links to Current Status/Reservations||
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|Lao PDR||Signature (21/09/2017)|
|Thailand||Signature (20/09/2017); Ratification (20/09/2017)|
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United Nations Documents - Accessed On: 22/09/2017
|Prepared By||CSW on 22/09/2017|