Nunn, Lugar, Browne to Release New Report

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.
 
To address this gap, NTI convened a study group of prominent military, political, and technical leaders from key nuclear-armed states to develop recommendations for securing military materials and providing international confidence in their security. The study group was co-chaired by Sam Nunn, Richard Lugar, and Des Browne, and its recommendations were informed by more than two decades of experience with the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Program.
 
Tuesday, November 10 
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm 
House of Sweden
2900 K Street NW, Washington, D.C
 
Speakers include Sam Nunn, Des Browne, Richard Lugar and Joan Rohlfing. 
 
A reception with light refreshments will follow the discussion panel
 
Please RSVP by November 9. Space is limited.
For inquiries, please contact ratz@nti.org.
 
November 2, 2015
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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.

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Des Browne

Vice Chair, NTI