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[Prelims Spotlight] NPT, CTBT

As a part of revision for Prelims 2018, Here’s a Factoid to brush up your concepts

Name : NPT

Brief Intro : The NPT is a landmark international treaty whose objective is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament. The Treaty represents the only binding commitment in a multilateral treaty to the goal of disarmament by the nuclear-weapon States. Opened for signature in 1968, the Treaty entered into force in 1970.

Objective : To prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and weapons technology, to promote cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, and to further the goal of achieving nuclear disarmament and general and complete disarmament.

Type : Treaty

Category : E&B

Year : 1970

Importance (wr. Prelims) : High

Name : CTBT

Brief Intro : The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a multilateral treaty that bans all nuclear explosions, for both civilian and military purposes, in all environments. It was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 September 1996 but has not entered into force as eight specific states have not ratified the treaty.

Objective : Nuclear weopan free world

Type : Treaty

Category : E&B

Year : 1996

Importance (wr. Prelims) : High

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