CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Region   Middle Africa
UN membership date   20-Sep-60
Population (000, 2018)  4 737a
Surface area (km2)  622 984b
Capital city   Bangui
National currency  CFA Franc, BEAC (XAF)c


Weapons of Mass Destruction

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
CTBT: Comprehensive Nuclear-Test Ban Treaty  

 19/12/2001 26/05/2010  
Convention on Nuclear Safety  

     
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material  21/03/2008
 

 20/02/2008
Environmental Modification Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques        

Biological Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction
 
 10/04/1972  25/09/2018  
Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction  20/10/2006  14/01/1993  20/09/2006  
Nuclear Terrorism Convention: International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism  20/03/2008
 

   19/02/2008
1925 Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare       31/07/1970
Partial Test Ban Treaty: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water  25/09/1965    24/08/1965  22/12/1964
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  

    25/10/1970
Sea-bed Treaty: Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floorand in the Subsoil Thereof    11/02/1971  09/07/1981  
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare  

     
         
Regional Instruments
Entry into force
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
         
 Treaty of Pelindaba: African Nuclear Weapon Free Zone Treaty    11/04/1996    

         

 

Conventional weapons

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)  05/01/2016      07/10/2011
Convention on Cluster Munitions   03/12/2008

   
CCW: Convention On Prohibitions Or Restrictions On The Use Of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed To Be Excessively Injurious Or To Have Indiscriminate Effects (With Protocols I, Ii And Iii)        
CCW Protocol II: Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, BoobyTraps and Other Devices    

   
CCW Protocol V: Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects        
Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction  01/05/2003      08/11/2002
Firearms Protocol: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition    


   06/10/2006
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare    

   
         
Regional Instruments
Entry into force
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
Khartoum Declaration: Khartoum Declaration on the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons across the Neighbouring Countries of Western Sudan   23/05/2012    
Kinshasa Convention: Central African Convention for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons, Their Ammunition and All Parts and Components that can be used for Their Manufacture, Repair and Assembly   19/11/2010 24/10/2012  

 
Statements First Committee UN General Assembly (Disarmament and International Security)

Transparency InstrumentsMore Details
   
United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA) http://www.poa-iss.org/InternationalTracing/InternationalTraicingInfo.aspx?CoI=39&pos=1000
International Tracing Instrument: International Instrument to Enable States to Identify and Trace, in a Timely and Reliable Manner, Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons http://www.poa-iss.org/InternationalTracing/InternationalTraicingInfo.aspx?CoI=39&pos=1000
UN Register of Conventional Arms http://www.un-register.org/HeavyWeapons/Index.aspx

Military Expenditures Database http://www.un-arm.org/MilEx/CountryProfile.aspx?CountryId=39
UNSCR 1540- National Reports http://www.un.org/en/sc/1540/national-implementation/national-reports.shtml
UNSCR 1540- National Implementation Action Plans  
   
   

 

 Session  Statements
 68e Session(2013)  N/A
 69e Session (2014)  N/A
 70eSession(2015)  N/A
 71e Session(2016)  N/A
 72e Session(2017)  

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/16153129/statement-by-central-african-republic.pdf

 73e Session(2018)  N/A

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