Today marked the end of the second plenary meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification in Oslo, Norway, where 25 countries launched expert working groups and defined a plan of work for the next two years.
A new report, Bridging the Military Nuclear Materials Gap, highlights a critical gap in global nuclear security efforts and offers recommendations for governments to tighten control and build confidence in the security of nuclear materials categorized as “military materials.”
On November 3, 2015, NTI and the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) jointly organized a scenario-based table-top simulation focused on how China and the United States can strengthen cooperation to prevent or respond to nuclear smuggling and related incidents
Despite high-level attention paid to global nuclear materials security through head-of-state Nuclear Security Summits, a critical gap remains: 83% of the world’s weapons-usable nuclear materials—plutonium and highly enriched uranium—is categorized as "military" and therefore falls outside the scope of international nuclear security guidelines. On November 10, Sam Nunn, Richard Lugar, and Des Browne will release recommendations from their Study Group to address the gap.
David Hamburg, a founding advisor to the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), received the 2015 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Friday night in New York City.
Broadcast journalists, policymakers and analysts can get NEW high-quality, high resolution B-roll footage of North Korea's missiles and one of its test facilities, the subject of recent news coverage surrounding speculation about an upcoming missile test.
The risk of nuclear weapons use in the Euro-Atlantic region is on the rise—and it is higher today than it has been since the end of the Cold War, according to a new study and report from the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI).
On 27 August 2015, the IAEA and the Republic of Kazakhstan signed an agreement to establish a physical reserve of Low Enriched Uranium (LEU Bank) in Oskemen, Kazakhstan. Join us for an interactive discussion with a panel of leading experts on the issue, with NTI Board Member Amb. Hamad Al Kaabi and Vice President Andrew Bieniawski. The open event is Tuesday, September 15th, at 13:15 in Vienna.
A week before the pope's trip to the United States, this event--moderated by E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and featuring Sam Nunn, Bishop Oscar Cantú and Prof. Maryann Cusimano Love--considered the moral and policy implications of major new initiatives by Pope Francis and the Holy See on nuclear proliferation and disarmament.