Program Officer, Global Biological Policy and Programs
October 4-5, 2017, the Arab Institute for Security Studies (ACSIS), in
partnership with NTI, the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs, and the Egyptian
Pugwash Association convened a workshop in Cairo focused on educating the next
generation of experts on security and WMD issues.
NTI’s Michelle Nalabandian spoke
about the NTI Nuclear Security Index as well as various nuclear security issues
related to NTI’s mission, including the Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaties, peaceful uses of nuclear energy, the nuclear fuel cycle, and
Participants included 40 young professionals and graduate students
from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the League of Arab States, Cairo
University, and the British University in Egypt. The workshop underscored the
importance of trust and cooperation on nuclear and other WMD issues in the
Middle East region and paved the way for future collaboration.
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This first-of-its-kind, downloadable database is accompanied by an interactive map that illustrates the tests by location, missile name and type, and results.
NTI will host three side events at the 10th NPT Review Conference.
More than 40 researchers and scientists with expertise in nuclear security, climate science, agriculture and food security, development policy, engineering, international relations, and economics gathered in person and virtually for a hybrid conference on global nuclear effects convened by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) on June 1-2, 2022.