Vice President, International Fuel Cycle Strategies
The 2nd International Symposium on Highly Enriched Uranium Minimization, co-hosted by the Governments of Austria and Norway and NTI, in cooperation with the IAEA, took place in Vienna January 23-25, 2012. The proceedings show that, while there may remain differences on pace and priority, there is a robust and growing consensus on the principle. It is the responsibility of all stakeholders to seize the moment, broaden the consensus and make commitments irreversible.
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Over a ten-year period, more than 700 kilograms of highly enriched uranium was removed from Poland, making it the 31st country to completely remove their HEU.
The Civilian HEU Reduction and Elimination Resource Collection has been updated by CNS in the wake of the April 2016 Nuclear Security Summit (NSS).
Report draws from input of study group of former military and political officials from nuclear-armed states.