chapter  2
The State of the Regime
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As we draw closer to the next Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference in the year 2000, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) will play an important role in ensuring a higher standard of accountability by the state parties throughout the treaty's newly strengthened review and evaluation process. Nongovernmental organizations played important roles in helping to achieve an indefinite extension of the NPT in 1995. T expect they will now continue their efforts to ensure the full implementation of the package of decisions that led to that historic achievement. Theirs is a moral responsibility on behalf of civil society.