A Conversation with Ambassador Laura Holgate on the Future of Nuclear Security

  • 11AM EDT
  • Virtual NTI Seminar

Please join us for a virtual conversation with Ambassador Laura Holgate, U.S. Ambassador to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency, on the “Future of Nuclear Security”. Ambassador Holgate will share her insights on the state of nuclear security, what governments can do to reduce nuclear terrorism risks, and the importance of the upcoming IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security (ICONS).

A long-time leader on nuclear security issues, Ambassador Holgate has served in senior roles under three presidential administrations, including as U.S. Sherpa to the 2010-2016 nuclear security summit process.

As Ambassador, she advances multilateral approaches to reduce global threats and to seize opportunities in the areas of nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear security, verification of the Iran nuclear deal, nuclear energy, nuclear testing, counterterrorism, anti-corruption, drug policy, cybercrime, and export control. From 2018 to 2021, Ambassador Holgate was vice president for materials risk management at NTI.

Ambassador Holgate served as the special assistant to the president and senior director for weapons of mass destruction terrorism and threat reduction on the U.S. National Security Council from 2009 to 2016. In this role, she oversaw and coordinated the development of national policies and programs to reduce global threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons; detect, identify, secure and eliminate nuclear materials; prevent malicious use of biotechnology; and secure the civilian nuclear fuel cycle.


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