More than two-thirds of countries are not prepared to address pandemic threats, and most are from the developing world, which is the most vulnerable to these outbreaks. NTI intern Beenish Pervaiz on why developing countries must make health security a priority:
A PAROS treaty would build on the efforts of the 1967 Outer Space Treaty to preserve space for peaceful uses by committing States Parties to refrain from placing objects carrying any type of weapon into orbit, installing weapons on celestial bodies, and threatening to use force against objects in outer space.
“Erin’s experience with cybersecurity and national security policy as well as extensive research studies make her an excellent addition to our team,” said Dr. Page Stoutland, Vice President for Scientific and Technical Affairs.
The Joint Convention is the first international instrument to focus on minimizing the effects of hazardous radiological materials and developing best practices to promote an effective nuclear safety culture.
The Conference on Disarmament (CD) is the multilateral disarmament negotiating forum of the international community. The CD and its predecessors have negotiated many multilateral arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament agreements.
The Convention on Nuclear Safety is an incentive-based instrument that commits States operating nuclear power plants to establish and maintain a regulatory framework to govern the safety of nuclear installations.