See recent NTI news and press releases below.
April 1, 2009
Senator Nunn calls it 'very significant' that Presidents Obama and Medvedev have made clear that the United States and Russia will work together to achieve a world free of nuclear weapons.
NTI/IAEA Fuel Bank Hits $100 Million Milestone; Kuwaiti Contribution Fulfills Buffett Monetary Condition
March 5, 2009
The government of Kuwait's $10 million commitment to the international fuel bank, proposed by NTI and managed by the International Atomic Energy Agency, exceeds the fuel bank's initial goal of $100 million.
Dec. 16, 2008
U.S. Senator Richard Lugar and former Senator Sam Nunn, Co-Chairman of NTI, released a statement on the 15th anniversary of the Nunn-Lugar program in Kazakhstan, applauding Kazakhstan's leadership in advancing the vision of a safer world.
Dec. 10, 2008
Sam Nunn praises the European Union's 25 million euro commitment to the International Atomic Energy Agency's nuclear fuel bank.
Nov. 18, 2008
The report commissioned by NTI finds that the world still faces a "very real" risk that terrorists could get a nuclear bomb. The Obama Administration must make reducing that risk a top priority of U.S. security policy and diplomacy, according to the report, which is accompanied by a paper offering a specific agenda for the presidential transition and the opening weeks of the new administration.
Graduate Scholarships Awarded to Mekong Basin Students to Advance Global Health Security in Cambodia and Laos
Nov. 12, 2008
The Nuclear Threat Initiative's Global Health and Security Initiative (GHSI) and Fondation Mérieux (FMx) announce scholarships for online graduate studies in veterinary and epidemiology for students from Cambodia and Laos.
Lowy Institute for International Policy, PIR Center and Peace Research Institute Frankfurt to Work in Partnership with NTI's Nuclear Security Project
Nov. 6, 2008
The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) announced that it will work together with the Lowy Institute in Australia, PIR Center in Russia and Peace Research Institute Frankfurt in Germany to advance international dialogue and understanding about reversing reliance on nuclear weapons globally, preventing their proliferation and ultimately ending them as a threat to the world.
Oct. 23, 2008
Senator Nunn praised the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration for its leadership in the successful removal of spent nuclear fuel from Hungary.
Sept. 29, 2008
NTI launches a first-of-its-kind organization to strengthen the physical protection and security of nuclear and radioactive materials and facilities worldwide.
Aug. 7, 2008
Commitment gives fuel bank critical momentum.
June 2, 2008
The Middle East Consortium on Infectious Disease Surveillance (MECIDS) has been recognized by the Computerworld Honors Program for its work to create a unique technology to enhance data-sharing and epidemiological surveillance.
May 1, 2008
Dr. Alexei Arbatov, one of Russia's leading experts in international security and international relations, has joined the Board of Directors of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI).