Country Profile: Afghanistan

  • Official Name: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
  • Joined NAM in 1961
  • According to the IAEA, Afghanistan does not have significant nuclear activities
    • The Afghan Atomic Energy High Commission was established in 2010 to develop nuclear technological capabilites for peaceful purposes 
    • Afghanistan plans to build a cancer treatment center with support from the IAEA
  • Treaty & Agreement Membership
    • International Atomic Energy AgencyNonproliferation Treaty (NPT)
      • IAEA Safeguards Agreement
      • IAEA Additional Protocol
    • Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
    • Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials
  • Relevant Links

UN State Summary