1. Multilateral conventions and treaties, to which the Kingdom is a party to:
A -United Nations treaties and conventions:
1. Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of nuclear weapons (NPT) ratified by Royal Decree No. M/52 of 27/11/1408 H.
2. International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism ratified by Royal Decree No. M/89 of 03/11/1428 H.
B -IAEA Conventions:
1. Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident ratified by Royal Decree No.M/51 of 16/10/1409H.
2. Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency ratified by Royal Decree No. M/51 of 16/10/1409 H.
3. Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) ratified by Royal Decree No. M/40 of 12/07/1429 H.
4. The Comprehensive Safeguards Convention and the Protocol on Small Quantities to which it is attached ratified by Royal Decree No. M/51 of 11/8/1429 H.
5. Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS) ratified by Royal Decree No.M/40 OF 12/7/1429H.
6. Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management ratified by Royal Decree No. M/64 of 01/11/1431 H.
7. Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage and Protocol to Amend the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage ratified by Royal Decree No.69 of 5/12/1431H.
8. Amendments to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material ratified by Royal Decree No.M/71 of 24/12/1431H.
C-IAEA Codes of Conduct:
The IAEA Codes of Conduct are guidance tools for IAEA member States, i.e. they are not legally binding at the international level, but are supported by policy by Member States. The Kingdom has endorsed the following codes:
1. Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has endorsed this Code issued by the IAEA Board of Governors, which aims to assist national authorities in ensuring that radioactive sources are used in an appropriate framework for radiation safety and security by guiding Member States in the process of developing and harmonizing policies, laws and regulations on the safety and security of radioactive sources.
2. Code of Conduct on the Safety of Research Reactors
The Kingdom has endorsed this Code issued by the IAEA Board of Governors, which promotes international nuclear safety arrangements for civil research reactors by providing best practices and guidance to Governments, regulatory bodies and working organizations.
2. United Nations Security Council Resolutions:
Resolutions adopted in accordance with Chapter VII, paragraph 42, of the Charter of the United Nations, which are internationally binding:
- United Nations Security Council resolution 1373 (2001) on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.
- United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004) on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
- United Nations Security Council resolution 1977 (2011) on the emphasis on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
- United Nations Security Council resolution 2397 (2017) on sanctions against North Korea.