The African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (Pelindaba Treaty)

Date of Adoption: 
April 11, 1996
Date of last signature: 
January 27, 2014
Date entry into force: 
July 15, 2009
Status List: 
Annexes: 
Table StatusList: 

No

Member State

Date of Signature

Date of Ratification

Date Deposited

1

Algeria

11/04/1996

23/12/1997

11/02/1998

2

Angola

11/04/1996

08/05/2014

20/06/2014

3

Benin

11/04/1996

17/07/2007

04/09/2007

4

Botswana

09/06/1998

04/02/1999

16/06/1999

5

Burkina Faso

11/04/1996

12/05/1998

27/08/1998

6

Burundi

11/04/1996

22/06/2009

15/07/2009

7

Cameroon

11/04/1996

11/06/2009

28/09/2010

8

Cape Verde

11/04/1996

-

-

9

Central African Republic

11/04/1996

-

-

10

Chad

11/04/1996

18/10/2011

18/01/2012

11

Comoros

11/04/1996

12/07/2012

24/07/2012

12

Congo

27/01/1997

18/08/2013

26/11/2013

13

Côte d'Ivoire

11/04/1996

20/05/1999

28/07/1999

14

Democratic Republic of Congo

11/04/1996

-

-

15

Djibouti

11/04/1996

-

-

16

Egypt

11/04/1996

-

-

17

Equatorial Guinea

-

20/12/2002

19/02/2003

18

Eritrea

11/04/1996

-

-

19

Ethiopia

11/04/1996

18/02/2008

13/03/2008

20

Gabon

11/04/1996

18/05/2007

12/06/2007

21

Gambia

11/04/1996

03/09/1996

16/10/1996

22

Ghana

11/04/1996

11/05/2011

27/06/2011

23

Guinea

11/04/1996

26/05/1999

21/01/2000

24

Guinea Bissau

11/04/1996

23/12/2011

04/01/2012

25

Kenya

11/04/1996

15/11/2000

09/01/2001

26

Lesotho

11/04/1996

06/03/2002

14/03/2002

27

Liberia

09/07/1996

-

-

28

Libya

11/04/1996

12/02/2005

11/05/2005

29

Madagascar

-

12/12/2003

23/12/2003

30

Malawi

11/04/1996

06/03/2009

23/04/2009

31

Mali

11/04/1996

27/05/1999

22/07/1999

32

Mauritania

11/04/1996

10/01/1998

24/02/1998

33

Mauritius

11/04/1996

19/04/1996

24/04/1996

34

Mozambique

11/04/1996

29/07/2008

28/08/2008

35

Namibia

11/04/1996

06/02/2012

01/03/2012

36

Niger

11/04/1996

-

-

37

Nigeria

11/04/1996

20/04/2000

18/06/2001

38

Rwanda

11/04/1996

23/01/2007

01/02/2007

39

Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

20/06/2006

27/11/2013

27/01/2014

40

Sao Tome and Principe

09/07/1996

-

-

41

Senegal

11/04/1996

20/09/2006

25/10/2006

42

Seychelles

09/07/1996

22/04/2014

23/05/2014

43

Sierra Leone

11/04/1996

-

-

44

Somalia

23/02/2006

-

-

45

South Africa

11/04/1996

13/03/1998

27/03/1998

46

South Sudan

-

-

-

47

Sudan

11/04/1996

-

-

48

Swaziland

11/04/1996

13/11/1996

17/07/2000

49

Tanzania

11/04/1996

27/05/1998

19/06/1998

50

Togo

11/04/1996

28/06/2000

18/07/2000

51

Tunisia

11/04/1996

14/09/2009

07/10/2009

52

Uganda

11/04/1996

-

-

53

Zambia

11/04/1996

28/06/2010

18/08/2010

54

Zimbabwe

11/04/1996

09/02/1998

06/04/1998

Total Countries: 54

Signed: 51

Ratified : 40

Deposited : 40