Presentation at the Fourth IPNDV Plenary

Presentation at the Fourth IPNDV Plenary

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NTI and more than twenty countries are gathered this week for the fourth Plenary meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV). This innovative public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of State and NTI is designed to advance understanding and capacity around the complex technical challenges involved in nuclear verification. This week’s Abu Dhabi Plenary, from November 1-3, is being hosted by the government of the United Arab Emirates.

NTI Vice President Andrew Bieniawski gave this presentation to delegates  in order to explain how to best advance the efforts and objectives of the IPNDV as the project moves into its next phase.

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This infographic, featured in the presentation, outlines the monitoring of the nuclear weapons lifecycle

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The International Partnership is designed to build capacity among states both with and without nuclear weapons, and develop technical solutions for monitoring and verification challenges across the nuclear weapons lifecycle. This initiative sets into motion the key recommendation from NTI’s Innovating Verification: New Tools & New Actors to Reduce Nuclear Risks series, released in July 2014: States should come together now to begin an international process to assess verification gaps, develop collaborative technical work streams and contribute to overall global nuclear threat reduction. 

For more information, visit the U.S. Department of State or the Nuclear Threat Initiative online.

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