The Tlatelolco Treaty prohibits Latin American states from acquiring, possessing, developing, testing or using nuclear weapons, and prohibits other countries from storing and deploying nuclear weapons on their territories.
NTI’s Global Enterprise to Strengthen Non-Proliferation and Disarmament offers an unofficial forum to foster dialogue, identify areas of agreement, understand areas of disagreement, and explore possible paths forward. The forum includes representation from more than 20 countries and the United Nations.
Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar recommend using the Nunn-Lugar Soviet Nuclear Threat Reduction Act of 1991, known as the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program, as a model for verifying North Korean nuclear disarmament
Hecker started the program with a thorough overview of the evolution of the North Korean program from its inception to present day, highlighting inflection points in the relationship between the U.S. and DPRK across a spectrum of issues.
In June 1998, the foreign ministers of Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Slovenia, South Africa, and Sweden issued a statement calling for a new nuclear disarmament agenda. (Slovenia and Sweden later withdrew from the NAC.) The NAC called for the five nuclear-weapon states and the three nuclear-capable states to make an unequivocal commitment to nuclear disarmament and to begin ...
PSI is an informal and voluntary partnership of states, without an organizational framework, treaty or permanent staff, which facilitates cooperation to stop the transport of WMD, missiles, and related technologies.
Separated plutonium is a sensitive material that presents both proliferation and nuclear security risks. However, unlike highly enriched uranium (HEU), separated plutonium has not received sufficient attention as a security risk, argues NTI Counselor John Carlson in a new paper.