Side Event on Nuclear Disarmament Verification at UN First Committee
Friday, October 6, 1:15pm-2:30pm
United Nations, Conference Room 4
in the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV)
will discuss the initiative’s progress and future plans in addressing the
technical challenges involved in verifying nuclear disarmament at a side event
of the United Nations First Committee session.
- Ms. Anita Friedt, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance of the U.S. Department of State
- Mr. Andrew Bieniawski, Vice President for Material Security and Minimization, Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI)
- Ambassador Eva Walder, Sweden
- Ambassador Matthew Rowland, United
- Ambassador Nobushige Takamizawa, Japan
- Ambassador Martín García
discussion, hosted by the United States, will highlight the work completed during
the IPNDV’s first phase, which focused on verifying the dismantlement of a
nuclear weapon. Speakers will also address the plans for the IPNDV’s second
phase, which will be launched at the Partnership’s fifth Plenary in November
2017 and be hosted by Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship in
IPNDV is an ongoing initiative that includes more than 25 countries with
and without nuclear weapons. The Partnership was launched by the U.S. Department of
State in cooperation with NTI. Together, the Partners are identifying
challenges associated with nuclear disarmament verification and developing
potential procedures and technologies to address these challenges.
more about the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification here.
Read the U.S. Department of State’s media note here.
Download Andrew Bieniawski’s presentation at left.
Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest on nuclear and biological threats.
NTI Experts join IPNDV Tabletop Exercise in Brussels
Experts from NTI’s Nuclear Materials Security program joined more than 50 participants from 19 countries at Egmont Palace in Brussels, Belgium from June 27-29, 2022, to support the International Partnership for Disarmament Verification’s (IPNDV) first in-person meeting in more than two years.
IPNDV Meets to Discuss Priorities and Set Goals for 2022
The International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV) brought together more than 50 representatives from 11 partner countries for a virtual IPNDV 2021 End-of-Year event marking the mid-point of the partnership’s third phase of work.
NTI Supports IPNDV Release of New Analysis and Videos as NPT Marks 50th Anniversary
New Products Highlight Ongoing Commitment and Contributions to Nuclear Disarmament Verification