Sam Nunn, co-chairman and CEO, and Joan Rohlfing, president of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, today announced the addition of three new staff members: Rachel Staley Grant, director of public education; Martin Rioux-Lefebvre, senior program officer for material security and minimization; and Meaghan Webster, communications manager.
As the fall semester begins on many campuses, NTI has resources for students and professors interested in the history, theory, and policy surrounding weapons of mass destruction and disruption. Developed in partnership with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, NTI has a wide array of resources for educators and students alike.
Experts from the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) are attending the 57th Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) Conference where they will address outcomes from the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, the importance of the US-India Nuclear Security relationship, and the need for greater attention and focus on cyber threats to nuclear security. The conference, which provides a forum to exchange the latest technical information related to nuclear materials management, including safeguards and security, is taking place July 24-28 in Atlanta, GA.
In an opinion article in the aftermath of the attempted military coup in Turkey, Simon Lunn, Isabelle Williams and Steve Andreasen raise concerns about the security of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe.
Ramesh Thakur, co-convener of the APLN, released a paper highlighting his concerns that all global nuclear risks and threats exist in the Asia-Pacific and in some cases are even more acute in this region.
Twenty-five countries, along with the European Union and the Holy See, gathered for the third plenary meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV), an innovative public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the Nuclear Threat Initiative to advance understanding and capacity around the complex technical challenges involved in nuclear verification.