Country Profile: Chile

  • Official Name: The Republic of Chile
  • Joined NAM in 1973
  • In 2012 at the NPT PrepCom, Chile joined forces with Austrialia, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey and the Arab Emirates in two working papers regarding the additional protocol and the transparency of nuclear weapons.
  • According to the IAEA, Chile has significant nuclear activities
    • Two operational research reactors (RECH-1 and RECH-2)
    • Currently assessing the possibility of nuclear energy in the future
    • The Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission address problems related to atomic energy and fertile, fissionable, and radioactive material
  • Treaty & Agreement Membership:
    • Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)
    • Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)
    • The Treaty of Tlatelolco (latin America and the Caribbean)
    • International Atomic Energy Agency 
      • IAEA Safeguards Agreement
      • IAEA Additional Protocol
  • Relevant Links

UN State Summary