New approaches to the nuclear fuel cycle with the objective of mitigating proliferation risks can also help improve nuclear governance, making nuclear energy safer and more sustainable. This project sought to build consensus on common goals, address practical challenges, and engage a spectrum of actors that influence policymaking regarding the nuclear fuel cycle.
NTI is tapping new sources of expertise to increase awareness of the software authentication challenge, identify and mitigate potential issues, and develop a set of principles to guide future software development for verification applications.
The Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative (EASI) was a high-level international commission with a unique goal to lay the intellectual foundation for an inclusive Euro-Atlantic security system for the twenty-first century.
A daily news service produced independently by the National Journal Group, GSN offered a comprehensive snapshot of the day’s news on nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, as well as on terrorism and missile issues.
NTI has supported the International Council on the Life Sciences, a global, membership-based non-profit organization working to enhance biological security around the world and reduce biological weapons proliferation risks.
Last Best Chance is a gripping docudrama starring actor and former senator Fred Thompson about the threats posed by loosely secured nuclear weapons and materials around the world. NTI produced the program, which aired on HBO, as part of its public education mission.
The Mekong Basin Disease Surveillance Network strengthens national and sub-regional capabilities in infectious disease surveillance and outbreak response in Cambodia, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Laos.
The Middle East Consortium on Infectious Disease Surveillance, centered in one of the world’s most turbulent regions, builds unprecedented cooperation among public health authorities in preparing for and responding to biosecurity and disease threats.
An international study group working to develop recommendations to tighten control of the 83 percent of the global stockpile of weapons-usable nuclear materials categorized as "military" and not subject to any international security standards or oversight mechanisms.
NTI supported model projects in Russia’s closed nuclear cities to help prevent the spread of nuclear knowledge by creating non-defense-related jobs for those with knowledge of sophisticated weapons design and materials handling practices.
The Nuclear Security Project is an effort led by former Secretary of State George P. Shultz, former Defense Secretary William J. Perry, former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, and former Senator Sam Nunn to galvanize global support for and action on the vision of a world without nuclear weapons and the steps to get there.
An NTI-sponsored table-top exercise convened former US and Russian government officials to respond to a fictional nuclear smuggling event involving the seizure of a significant quantity of weapons-usable nuclear material.
Project Vinca, a collaborative effort between governments, NTI, and the private sector, successfully removed 100 pounds of vulnerable highly enriched uranium from a poorly secured research reactor outside of Belgrade.
The NTI Radiological Security Progress Report reviews progress that the 23 states have made in meeting their commitments in accordance with the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) Joint Statement on Enhancing Radiological Security.
NTI joined with the government of Kazakhstan to remove more than a dozen nuclear bombs' worth of highly enriched uranium from a civilian nuclear power reactor slated for shut-down in Aktau, Kazakhstan.
The series of Securing the Bomb reports, first commissioned by NTI in 2001 and produced by Harvard University’s Project on Managing the Atom, focus on progress in locking down vulnerable nuclear materials.
NTI contributed $1 million to improve the infrastructure at the Shchuch’ye chemical weapons destruction facility in central Russia, drawing in international partners including the governments of Canada and the United Kingdom.
To address the surging number of tuberculosis cases in North Korea, the Stanford University-led Bay Area TB Consortium worked with NTI and other groups to establish a local lab capable of detecting drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis.
The Verification Pilot Project is a collaborative effort led by NTI to unite experts from around the world to explore new approaches to verification that could prompt near-term progress on non-proliferation and nuclear security and enable future progress on arms reductions.
Established by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Nuclear Threat Initiative, the working group explored how to give India a more active role in the non-proliferation system (if not the NPT).
To ensure the security of nuclear materials and facilities, NTI launched WINS to instigate the sharing and implementation of best practices to reduce the amount of vulnerable nuclear material and to prevent nuclear terrorism.