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NPT Review Process

Article VIII of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) contains a provision to convene a conference of Parties to the Treaty to review the operation to assure that the purposes of the Preamble and provisions of the Treaty are being realized. The Treaty also allows for further reviews every five years. The review process now consists of three Preparatory Committee meetings and one Review Conference every five years.

Current Status: The 2010 Review Conference (RevCon) will take place at the United Nations in New York from May 3 to May 28, 2010.

Click here for the Provisional Agenda for the 2010 RevCon.

Date: 05/02/2010 Location: Washington, DC Description: NPT Treaty Booklet cover - State Dept Image NPT Review Conference Outreach Materials:




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The lead State Department office on U.S. policy for the NPT is Multilateral Nuclear and Security Affairs, directed by Yvette Wong. All questions should be directed to

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