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Voting Result in UN on Negotiating a Treaty Banning Nuclear Weqapons

In Democracy, Human rights, Justice, Nonviolence, Nuclear abolition, Nuclear Guardianship, Nuclear Policy, Peace, War on October 28, 2016 at 8:28 am

Voting result on the UN resolution L.41
October 27, 2016 From ICAN at http://www.icanw.org/campaign-news/results/

On 27 October 2016, the First Committee of the UN General Assembly adopted resolution L.41 to convene negotiations in 2017 on a “legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons, leading towards their total elimination”. The voting result was 123 nations in favour and 38 against, with 16 abstentions.

UN MEMBER STATE  YES  NO  ABSTAIN
Afghanistan – – – –
Albania – No – –
Algeria Yes – – –
Andorra – No – –
Angola Yes – – –
Antigua & Barbuda Yes
Argentina Yes – – –
Armenia – – Abstain –
Australia – No – –
Austria Yes – – –
Azerbaijan Yes – – –
Bahamas Yes – – –
Bahrain Yes – – –
Bangladesh Yes – – –
Barbados Yes – – –
Belarus – – Abstain –
Belgium – No – –
Belize Yes – – –
Benin – – – –
Bhutan Yes – – –
Bolivia Yes – – –
Bosnia & Herzegovina No
Botswana Yes – –
Brazil Yes – –
Brunei Darussalam Yes
Bulgaria – No – –
Burkina Faso  Yes
Burundi Yes – – –
Cabo Verde Yes
Cambodia Yes – – –
Cameroon Yes – – –
Canada – No – –
Central African Republic Ues Yes
Chad Yes – – –
Chile Yes – – –
China – – Abstain –
Colombia Yes – – –
Comoros Yes – – –
Congo Yes
Costa Rica Yes
Cote d’Ivoire Yes
Croatia – No – –
Cuba Yes – – –
Cyprus Yes – – –
Czech Republic
– No – –
DPRK (North Korea) Yes
DRC (Congo)Yes – – –
Denmark – No – –
Djibouti – – – –
Dominica Yes – – –
Dominican Republic Yes – – –
Ecuador Yes – – –
Egypt Yes – – –
El Salvador Yes – – –
Equatorial Guinea Yes – – –
Eritrea Yes – – –
Estonia – No – –
Ethiopia Yes – – –
Fiji Yes – – –
Finland – – Abstain –
France – No – –
Gabon Yes – – –
Gambia Yes – – –
Georgia – – – –
Germany – No – –
Ghana Yes – – –
Greece – No – –
Grenada Yes – – –
Guatemala Yes – – –
Guinea Yes – – –
Guinea-Bissau Yes – – –
Guyana – – Abstain –
Haiti – – – –
Honduras – – – –
Hungary – No – –
Iceland – No – –
India – – Abstain –
Indonesia Yes – – –
Iran Yes – – –
Iraq Yes – – –
Ireland Yes – – –
Israel – No – –
Italy – No – –
Jamaica Yes – – –
Japan – No – –
Jordan Yes – – –
Kazakhstan Yes – – –
Kenya Yes – – –
Kiribati Yes – – –
Kuwait Yes – – –
Kyrgyzstan – – Abstain –
Lao PDR Yes – – –
Latvia – No – –
Lebanon Yes – – –
Lesotho Yes – – –
Liberia – – – –
Libya Yes – – –
Liechtenstein Yes – – –
Lithuania – No – –
Luxembourg – No – –
Madagascar Yes – – –
Malawi Yes – – –
Malaysia Yes – – –
Maldives Yes – – –
Mali – – Abstain –
Malta Yes – – –
Marshall Islands Yes – – –
Mauritania Yes – – –
Mauritius Yes – – –
Mexico Yes – – –
Micronesia (FSM) – No – –
Monaco – No – –
Mongolia – – – –
Montenegro – No – –
Morocco – – Abstain –
Mozambique Yes – – –
Myanmar Yes – – –
Namibia Yes – – –
Nauru Yes – – –
Nepal Yes – – –
Netherlands – – Abstain –
New Zealand Yes – – –
Nicaragua – – Abstain –
Niger Yes – – –
Nigeria Yes – – –
Norway – No – –
Oman Yes – – –
Pakistan – – Abstain –
Palau Yes – – –
Panama Yes – – –
Papua New Guinea Yes – – –
Paraguay Yes – – –
Peru Yes – – –
Philippines Yes – – –
Poland – No – –
Portugal – No – –
Qatar Yes – – –
Republic of Korea – No – –
Republic of Moldova – – – –
Romania – No – –
Russia – No – –
Rwanda Yes – – –
St Kitts & Nevis Yes – – –
St Lucia Yes – – –
St Vincent & Grenadines Yes – – –
Samoa Yes – – –
San Marino Yes – – –
Sao Tome & Principe – – – –
Saudi Arabia Yes – – –
Senegal – – – –
Serbia – No – –
Seychelles – – – –
Sierra Leone Yes – – –
Singapore Yes – – –
Slovakia – No – –
Slovenia – No – –
Solomon Islands Yes – – –
Somalia Yes – – –
South Africa Yes – – –
South Sudan – – – –
Spain – No – –
Sri Lanka Yes – – –
Sudan – – Abstain –
Suriname Yes – – –
Swaziland Yes – – –
Sweden Yes – – –
Switzerland – – Abstain –
Syria – – – –
Tajikistan – – – –
Thailand Yes – – –
TFYR Macedonia Yes – – –
Timor-Leste Yes – – –
Togo Yes – – –
Tonga Yes – – –
Trinidad & Tobago Yes – – –
Tunisia Yes – – –
Turkey – No – –
Turkmenistan Yes – – –
Tuvalu Yes – – –
Uganda Yes – – –
Ukraine – – – –
United Arab Emirates Yes – – –
United Kingdom – No – –
UR Tanzania Yes – – –
United States – No – –
Uruguay Yes – – –
Uzbekistan – – Abstain –
Vanuatu – – Abstain –
Venezuela Yes – – –
Viet Nam Yes – – –
Yemen Yes – – –
Zambia Yes – – –
Zimbabwe Yes – – –
TOTAL 123 Yes   38 No   16 Abstain

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