SWAZILAND

Region  Southern Africa
UN membership date  24-Sep-68
Population (000, 2018) 1 391a
Surface area (km2) 17 363b
Capital city  Mbabane
National currency  Lilangeni (SZL)


Weapons of Mass Destruction

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

24/09/1996 21/09/2016  
Convention on Nuclear Safety  

     
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material  17/05/2003
 

 17/04/2003
Environmental Modification Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques        
05/08/1988
Biological Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction
 
    18/06/1991
Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction 29/04/1997  23/09/1993  20/11/1996  
Nuclear Terrorism Convention: International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism  
 
15/09/2005
   
1925 Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare       23/07/1991
Partial Test Ban Treaty: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water        23/05/1969
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  

 24/06/1969  11/12/1969  
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  09/08/1971  
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 17/07/2000  

         

 

Conventional weapons

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)   04/09/2013    
Convention on Cluster Munitions        13/09/2011
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  01/06/1999      22/12/1998
Firearms Protocol: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition    


   24/09/2012
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare    

   
         
Regional Instruments
 Entry into force
 
 Signed
 
 Ratified
 
Acceded 
SADC Protocol: Protocol on Control of Firearms, Ammunition and Other Related Materials in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Region  01/09/2006 14/08/2001 01/08/2006  

 

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/Poa13/CountryProfiles/CountryProfileInfo.aspx?CoI=185&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=185&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=185
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)  N/A
 73e Session(2018)

http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/20304384/eswatini.pdf

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