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NTI | bio Co-Sponsors Initiative to Reduce Powerful Actor, High Impact Biothreats

NTI | bio, partnering with the Oxford University Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security (JHU CHS) convened an international group of senior policy leaders and scientific and technical experts at Wilton Park from Nov. 7-9 to assess the impact of advances in technology on global catastrophic biological risks and brainstorm new ideas to address them.

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall Joins NTI’s Board of Directors, Lynn Rusten to Serve as Vice President, Global Nuclear Policy Program

Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall has joined the Board of Directors of the Nuclear Threat Initiative. In addition, Lynn Rusten, former Senior Director for Arms Control and Nonproliferation on the White House National Security Council staff, has accepted the position of Vice President, Global Nuclear Policy Program at NTI.

NTI Joins Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy

Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Co-Chair and CEO Ernest J. Moniz announced today that NTI will participate in Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy. The new initiative brings together the heads of organizations working in nuclear policy who are committed to breaking down gender barriers and making gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence. Joan Rohlfing, NTI president, joins Moniz as a Gender Champion.
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Jill Hruby, Former Director of Sandia National Laboratories, Named First Sam Nunn Distinguished Fellow

The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) named Jill Hruby, former director of Sandia National Laboratories, as the first Sam Nunn Distinguished Fellow, a new NTI position designed to seed innovation in threat reduction. Her work will focus on the intersection of technology and security. Sam Nunn is the co-founder and co-chair of NTI and served as chief executive officer from 2001 to 2017.

NTI | bio Announces Winners of Next Generation Competition, Advances Biosecurity Capability during Global Health Security Agenda Ministerial

NTI | bio will join senior officials and experts from around the world to advance global biosecurity capability during the 5th Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Ministerial Meeting hosted by the Republic of Indonesia on November 6-8, 2018. The winners of NTI’s 2018 Next Generation for Biosecurity Competition, a collaboration with the Next Generation Global Health Security Network, will be honored at the Ministerial.

NTI Launches New Global Biosecurity Innovation and Risk Reduction Initiative

NTI | bio, partnering with experts from around the world, launched the NTI Biosecurity Innovation and Risk Reduction Initiative in Cambridge, Massachusetts on October 29. The multi-year project seeks to identify, develop, publicize, and promote concrete and normative actions to reduce global catastrophic biological risks associated with advances in technology.

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