TUNISIA

Region   Northern Africa
UN membership date   12-Nov-56
Population (000, 2018)  11 659a
Surface area (km2)  163 610b
Capital city   Tunis
National currency  Tunisian Dinar (TND)


Weapons of Mass Destruction

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

16/10/1996 23/09/2004  
Convention on Nuclear Safety  20/07/2010  20/09/1994  21/04/2010  
Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material  08/05/1993
 

 08/04/1993
Environmental Modification Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques    11/05/1978  11/05/1978  

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  06/06/1973  
Chemical Weapons Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Development,Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction 29/04/1997  13/01/1993  15/04/1997  
Nuclear Terrorism Convention: International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism  28/10/2010
 

   28/09/2010
1925 Geneva Protocol: Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare       12/07/1967
Partial Test Ban Treaty: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water    08/08/1963  26/05/1965  
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons  

 01/07/1968  26/02/1970  
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  29/10/1971  
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 07/10/2009  

         

 

Conventional weapons

International Instruments
Entry into force 
Signed
Ratified
Acceded
Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)        
Convention on Cluster Munitions   12/01/2009

 28/09/2010  
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)        15/05/1987
CCW Protocol II: Protocol on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, BoobyTraps and Other Devices    

   23/03/2006
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        07/03/2008
Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction 01/01/2000 04/12/1997 09/07/1999  
Firearms Protocol: Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition    10/07/2002

 10/04/2008

 
Treaty relating to the Use of Submarines and Noxious Gases in Warfare    

   
         
Regional Instruments 
Entry
into force
Signed 
 Ratified
Acceded 
         

 

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=197&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=197&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=197
UNSCR 1540- National Reports http://www.un-arm.org/MilEx/CountryProfile.aspx?CountryId=197
UNSCR 1540- National Implementation Action Plans  
   
   


Statements First Committee UN General Assembly (Disarmament and International Security

 Session  Statements
 68e Session(2013) https://papersmart.unmeetings.org/media2/432522/tunisia.pdf
 69e Session (2014) http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/4652816/tunisia.pdf
 70eSession(2015) http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7652626/tunisia-fr.pdf
 71e Session(2016) http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/7663107/tunisia.pdf
 72e Session(2017) http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/16153208/tunisia-f-.pdf
 73e Session(2018) http://statements.unmeetings.org/media2/19408445/tunsia.pdf

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