Experts from the Nuclear Threat Initiative will make presentations at the 58th annual Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) meeting on topics including radiological security, U.S.-Russia cooperation, and nuclear disarmament verification.
During a debate in Canada’s House of Commons, the Hon. Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, highlighted NTI’s International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification as an example of positive progress for nuclear disarmament policy.
A new analysis by James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) experts Ferenc Dalnoki-Veress and Miles Pomper examines the use of blood irradiators containing the radioactive isotope cesium-137.
Rosenblum spoke about current risks and vulnerabilities of high-activity radioactive sources, particularly the cesium-137 in hospital blood irradiators, and emphasize security gaps and the potential consequences of a radioactive “dirty bomb.”
Browne, Ischinger, Ivanov and Nunn have written a letter to Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin urging the two leaders to use the July 7-8 G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, to work together on reducing nuclear and other military risks and preventing catastrophic terrorist attacks.
NTI Vice President Andrew Bieniawski joins the New York City Department of Health and Hygiene and the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center as the keynote speaker at their conference on eliminating radiological risks through the adoption of alternative technology.