Laura S. H. Holgate Ambassador (ret.)
Vice President, Materials Risk Management
The United States and Russia, with the vast majority of global weapons-usable nuclear materials, are critical to progress states in nuclear security, and past cooperation has proven highly effective in securing nuclear material.
NTI partnered with the Russian Center for Energy and Security Studies to launch a high-level dialogue on the future of U.S.-Russian nuclear cooperation.
The dialogue culminated in a menu of practical proposals, put together by leading nuclear experts from the U.S. and Russia, for future cooperation in key nuclear related areas.
NTI has partnered with the Russian Center for Energy and Security Studies (CENESS) to launch a high-level dialogue on the future of US-Russia nuclear cooperation. The dialogue brings together leading nuclear experts from the United States and Russia to develop a menu of practical proposals for future cooperation in five thematic areas: nuclear science, nuclear energy, nuclear environmental remediation, nuclear security, and nuclear safety.
Participants in the Dialogue convened in Moscow, Russia on February 24-26 2016 to explore opportunities for prospective U.S.-Russia nuclear cooperation. Participants and speakers included NTI CEO and Co-Chairman Senator Sam Nunn, NTI President Emeritus Charles Curtis, former Deputy Secretary of Energy and President of Centrus Energy Daniel Poneman, Rosatom Deputy CEO Ambassador Nikolay Spasskiy, Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov, and U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft.
A joint NTI-CENESS report summarizing the conclusions of the Dialogue will be published in the summer of 2016 and briefed to key stakeholders in the United States and Russia.
NTI Board Co-Chairs Secretary Ernest J. Moniz and Sen. Samm Nunn Publish Article on the Nuclear Arms Race in Foreign Affairs
NTI Co-Chair and CEO Ernest J. Moniz spoke at CSIS warning of the growing risk that miscalculation, accident, mistake or terrorism will lead to nuclear use.
The United States and Russia have inexplicably begun a new Cold War, warned Dr. William J. Perry during a lecture at the Foreign Policy Association.
NTI Co-Charimen Sam Nunn and Ernest Moniz urge for the creation of a congressional liason group to work to manage and improve U.S.-Russian relations.
Experts from the Nuclear Threat Initiative will make presentations at the 58th annual Institute of Nuclear Materials Management.
Addressing the security of radioactive sources in Central Asia is one of more than 50 recommendations made in a joint NTI and CENESS report on U.S.-Russian cooperation.
Moscow Marriott Grand Hotel, Moscow, Russia
Senior NTI leaders call for NATO to demonstrate a willingness to engage Russia on both differences and areas of potential cooperation and seek to reduce tensions in a region that remains central to global security.
Sam Nunn said governments and industry must continue to work together to prevent nuclear and radiological terrorism.
Perry addressed the future of nuclear weapons in the United States and his concerns about current modernization plans.
Sam Nunn, of NTI, was in Moscow to participate in a high-level dialogue on nuclear cooperation between the U.S and RU, co-sponsored by NTI and the Russian CENESS.
Former Senator and NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn delivered remarks in Moscow on the challenges and opportunities for U.S.-Russian cooperation.
Sam Nunn from NTI will be in Moscow in late February to participate in a high-level dialogue on nuclear cooperation between the United States and Russia.
Members of the Luxembourg Forum and NTI met on December 1-2, 2015 and today released a joint statement after their meetings
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.
NTI President Joan Rohlfing argues why U.S.-Russian cooperation on nuclear issues should continue despite Russian aggression in Ukraine in a new piece for The New York Times' Room for Debate series.
Former Senator Sam Nunn responds to President Obama’s speech in Berlin, Germany on June 19, 2013
What was it like to live through the Cuban Missile Crisis? Read stories from people who experienced the crisis.
An advisory body to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, examined what "mutual assured stability" between the United States and Russia might look like.
Senator Sam Nunn comments on NATO's Deterrence and Defense Posture Review, calling for great efforts from the Alliance and Russia to reduce nuclear dangers.
A report on the threat of nuclear terrorism from the first joint assessment by U.S. and Russian researchers.
NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn applauds the Senate's action to improve the safety and security of America by passing New START.
CNN anchor Tony Harris interviewed NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn.
Statement of Former Senator Sam Nunn Co-Chairman, Nuclear Threat Initiative Regarding the Joint Statement from Presidents Obama and Medvedev
Nunn called for U.S. and Russia to reduce reliance on nuclear weapons and end their nations’ Cold War nuclear force postures and remove hair-trigger status.
NTI will bring together U.S. and Russian officials to discuss building a global initiative to prevent terrorism using nuclear, biological or chemical weapons.