On March 24 and 25, 2014, world leaders gathered in The Hague for the third biennial Nuclear Security Summit. Building on the success of the two previous summits in Washington, D.C. and Seoul, senior representatives from 53 countries and 4 international organizations continued the discussion on how to reduce the risk of nuclear terrorism. Participants delivered reports on progress their states had made in strengthening nuclear security at the national and international levels and many committed to further action. Here you will find official documents from the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit.
"We, the leaders, met in The Hague on 24 and 25 March 2014 to strengthen nuclear security, reduce the continuing threat of nuclear terrorism and assess the progress we have made since the Washington Summit in 2010. In preparing for this Summit we have used the Washington and Seoul Communiqués as the basis for our work and have been guided by the Washington Work Plan." (Click here to view in Arabic; Chinese; Dutch; English; French; Russian; Spanish)
Each joint statement represents a “gift basket” of pledges among a group of countries. The joint statements were a new feature of the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit and have been issued at the 2014 Hague Nuclear Security Summit as well.
- Joint Statement by President Obama and President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan on Cooperation in the Sphere of Nonproliferation and Strengthening Nuclear Security
[+] Fact Sheet: U.S.-Kazakhstan Cooperative Activities in Nuclear Security
- Joint Statement by President Obama and Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo of Belgium on the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit
[+] Fact Sheet: Belgium Highly Enriched Uranium and Plutonium Removals
- Joint Statement by the Leaders of Japan and the United States on Contributions to the Global Minimization of Nuclear Material
[+] Fact Sheet: Cooperation at Japan's Fast Critical Assembly
- Joint Statement by the United States and Italy on the 2014 Nuclear Security SummitFact Sheet: United States-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group
- Fact Sheet: United States-Japan Nuclear Security Working Group
- [+] Fact Sheet: Italy Highly Enriched Uranium and Plutonium Removals
- Joint Statement on a Comprehensive Approach to Nuclear Security
- Joint Statement on Contributions of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) to Enhancing Nuclear Security
- Joint Statement on Countries Free of Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU)
- Joint Statement on Enhancing Radiological Security
- Joint Statement on Enhancing the Security of the Maritime Supply Chain
[+] Fact Sheet: Enhancing the Security of the Maritime Supply Chain Gift Basket
- Joint Statement on Forensics in Nuclear Security
- Joint Statement on Multinational Cooperation on High-Density Low-Enriched Uranium Fuel Development
- Joint Statement on the National Legislation Implementation Kit on Nuclear Security
- Joint Statement on Nuclear Security Training and Support Centres/Centres of Excellence
- Joint Statement on Promoting Full and Universal Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540
- Joint Statement on Transport Security
[+] Tabletop Exercise on Transport Security
- Joint U.S.-EU Statement on Combating Illicit Trafficking
[+] Fact Sheet: U.S. Counter Nuclear Smuggling Activities
- Statement of Activity and Cooperation to Counter Nuclear Smuggling
- Statement on Nuclear Information Security: Progress Update (UK)
- Strengthening Nuclear Security Implementation
National Progress Reports
The following progress reports were submitted by states attending the 2014 Hague Nuclear Security Summit. These reports outline progress that countries have made in their nuclear security practices since the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.
Algeria; Argentina; Armenia; Australia; Azerbaijan; Belgium; Canada; Chile; China; Czech Republic; Denmark; European Union; Finland; France; Gabon; Georgia; Germany; Hungary; India; Indonesia; Israel; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Kazakhstan; Lithuania; Malaysia; Morocco; Mexico; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; Norway; Philippines; Poland; Republic of Korea; Romania; Russian Federation; Singapore; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Thailand; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States of America; United Nations; Vietnam.
The following national statements were presented by participating state representatives on the first day of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit.
- Australia; Brazil; Canada; Canada (French); Chile; Denmark; European Commission; Finland; France (French); Georgia; Germany (German); Hungary; IAEA Director General; Kazakhstan; Lithuania; Morocco; Morocco (Arabic); Pakistan; Poland; President of the European Council; Singapore; Switzerland; United Kingdom