With the establishment of Urenco in the Treaty of Almelo (1970), the Netherlands, in collaboration with the Federal Republic of Germany and the United Kingdom, took on the shared responsibility of nonproliferation and export control policies of the proliferation-sensitive gas centrifuge process and its resulting product, enriched uranium. With the use of never-before published sources from Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this dissertation provides a first comprehensive reconstruction of how the Netherlands and her partners gave substance to this responsibility in the Joint Committee, the international political decision-making organ of the Troika.

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Keywords nuclear nonproliferation non-proliferation urenco ucn ultracentrifuge almelo troika export control gas centrifuge enrichment plant gcep hexapartite safeguards hsp limited frequency unannounced access lfua international fuel cycle sagsi suppliers group Netherlands zippe kistemaker practice regime regimes norms rules normative theory frost post-positivism euratom iaea atomic npt Brazil Australia Japan UK Germany
Promotor J. Colijn (Ko) , N.J. Lopes Cardozo (Niek)
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/129437
Note For copyright reasons there is a partial embargo for this dissertation
Voûte, F.M. (2020, September 9). Perceptions of Responsibility: Urenco and the Troika's Commercial and Nonproliferation Policies in Theoretical and Historical Perspective; A narrative of policy and practice in the evolving nuclear nonproliferation regime and nuclear exports landscape. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/129437