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.
The First Committee of the UNGA debates disarmament, nonproliferation, arms control, and international security issues, recommending resolutions and decisions for adoption by the plenary session of the UNGA.
OPANAL is an inter-governmental organization that ensures that the obligations of the Treaty of Tlatelolco are met, by organizing conferences and consultations and overseeing adherence to the Control System.
UNODA provides support to Member States on disarmament issues. It fosters preventive measures, such as dialogue, transparency, and confidence-building; encourages regional disarmament efforts; and provides information on UN disarmament efforts.
The Partnership is a formal multilateral nonproliferation initiative created by the G-8 countries in 2002. G-8 countries fund and implement projects to prevent terrorists and other proliferators from acquiring WMDs.
The Committee consists of 38 states and establishes guidelines for implementing export control provisions. The Committee established a Trigger List of items that are subject to IAEA safeguard inspections.