Building a Safer World


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International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification

A public-private partnership to build global capacity and increase understanding of future monitoring and verification challenges.
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Centrifuge Cascade

A New Approach to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

New approaches to the nuclear fuel cycle with the objective of mitigating proliferation risks can also help improve nuclear governance, making nuclear energy safer and more sustainable. This project sought to build consensus on common goals, address practical challenges, and engage a spectrum of actors that influence policymaking regarding the nuclear fuel cycle.
Lancaster House-NSP

Building Mutual Security in the Euro-Atlantic Region

A Track II dialogue among distinguished former senior political leaders, senior military officers, defense officials, and security experts from Europe, Russia, and the United States
Credible Coding

Credible Coding: Software's Role in Nuclear Warhead Verification

NTI is tapping new sources of expertise to increase awareness of the software authentication challenge, identify and mitigate potential issues, and develop a set of principles to guide future software development for verification applications.
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Democracy and Conflict Prevention in the Euro-Atlantic Region

Examining the role of healthy democratic institutions in preventing violent conflict in the Euro-Atlantic.
President Barack Obama with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at bilateral meeting, Winfield House, London, April 1, 2009.

Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative (EASI)

The Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative (EASI) was a high-level international commission with a unique goal to lay the intellectual foundation for an inclusive Euro-Atlantic security system for the twenty-first century.
Global Security Newswire - Biological Threat

Global Security Newswire

A daily news service produced independently by the National Journal Group, GSN offered a comprehensive snapshot of the day’s news on nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, as well as on terrorism and missile issues.
Biological Teaser

International Council for the Life Sciences

NTI has supported the International Council on the Life Sciences, a global, membership-based non-profit organization working to enhance biological security around the world and reduce biological weapons proliferation risks.
Former Senator Fred Thompson plays the President in the docudrama, "Last Best Chance."

Last Best Chance

Last Best Chance is a gripping docudrama starring actor and former senator Fred Thompson about the threats posed by loosely secured nuclear weapons and materials around the world. NTI produced the program, which aired on HBO, as part of its public education mission.

Mekong Basin Disease Surveillance Network

The Mekong Basin Disease Surveillance Network strengthens national and sub-regional capabilities in infectious disease surveillance and outbreak response in Cambodia, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Laos.

Middle East Consortium on Infectious Disease Surveillance

The Middle East Consortium on Infectious Disease Surveillance, centered in one of the world’s most turbulent regions, builds unprecedented cooperation among public health authorities in preparing for and responding to biosecurity and disease threats.
Trident Submarine

Military Materials Security Study Group

An international study group working to develop recommendations to tighten control of the 83 percent of the global stockpile of weapons-usable nuclear materials categorized as "military" and not subject to any international security standards or oversight mechanisms.
Russia's Nuclear Doctrine Map

New Opportunities for Russia's Closed Cities

NTI supported model projects in Russia’s closed nuclear cities to help prevent the spread of nuclear knowledge by creating non-defense-related jobs for those with knowledge of sophisticated weapons design and materials handling practices.

NTI-WHO Global Emergency Outbreak Response Fund

NTI helped the World Health Organization establish and build a fund to allow teams of epidemiologists to deploy immediately to investigate and respond to disease outbreaks around the globe.
Ivanov at TTX

Nuclear Smuggling: A US-Russia Exercise

An NTI-sponsored table-top exercise convened former US and Russian government officials to respond to a fictional nuclear smuggling event involving the seizure of a significant quantity of weapons-usable nuclear material.
The Vinca nuclear research reactor, where NTI acted to catalyze the removal of two and a half bombs’ worth of HEU.

Project Vinca

Project Vinca, a collaborative effort between governments, NTI, and the private sector, successfully removed 100 pounds of vulnerable highly enriched uranium from a poorly secured research reactor outside of Belgrade.
Blood Irradiator

Radiological Security Progress Report

The NTI Radiological Security Progress Report reviews progress that the 23 states have made in meeting their commitments in accordance with the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) Joint Statement on Enhancing Radiological Security.
IAEA Hungary Cleanout

Removing Highly Enriched Uranium from Kazakhstan

NTI joined with the government of Kazakhstan to remove more than a dozen nuclear bombs' worth of highly enriched uranium from a civilian nuclear power reactor slated for shut-down in Aktau, Kazakhstan.
B-61 Nuclear Gravity Bombs

Securing the Bomb

The series of Securing the Bomb reports, first commissioned by NTI in 2001 and produced by Harvard University’s Project on Managing the Atom, focus on progress in locking down vulnerable nuclear materials.
Chemical Teaser

Shchuch’ye Chemical Weapons Destruction Facility

NTI contributed $1 million to improve the infrastructure at the Shchuch’ye chemical weapons destruction facility in central Russia, drawing in international partners including the governments of Canada and the United Kingdom.
Bio Suit Under Hood

Tuberculosis Threat in North Korea

To address the surging number of tuberculosis cases in North Korea, the Stanford University-led Bay Area TB Consortium worked with NTI and other groups to establish a local lab capable of detecting drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis.
Verification Pilot Project Group

Verification Pilot Project

The Verification Pilot Project is a collaborative effort led by NTI to unite experts from around the world to explore new approaches to verification that could prompt near-term progress on non-proliferation and nuclear security and enable future progress on arms reductions.
NTI president Joan Rohlfing discusses the working group report.

Working Group on an Expanded Nonproliferation System

Established by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Nuclear Threat Initiative, the working group explored how to give India a more active role in the non-proliferation system (if not the NPT).
The audience gathers for the official launch of WINS in Vienna, Austria.

World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS)

To ensure the security of nuclear materials and facilities, NTI launched WINS to instigate the sharing and implementation of best practices to reduce the amount of vulnerable nuclear material and to prevent nuclear terrorism.