Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

Challenges to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime, and Implications for Nuclear Disarmament

John Carlson, Director General, Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office

Presentation to representatives of UN Missions at the Australian Mission, New York, 8 September 2008

1. Introduction

2. Non-proliferation Overview

3. Major non-proliferation issues

Commitment to non-proliferation


Treaty violations/non-compliance

4. Future developments

New framework for the nuclear industry

Technology development

Confidence building measures

5. Nuclear disarmament issues

6. International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament