The Global Enterprise meeting brought together officials from nearly 20 countries, along with non-government experts, to identify and consider practical steps and initiatives that could produce tangible progress on disarmament and nonproliferation for 2020 Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference.
Nuclear Threat Initiative is in place at the 2019 Munich Security Conference (MSC) where Co-Chairs Ernest J. Moniz and Sam Nunn, along with members of the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG), are releasing statements aimed at improving crisis-management and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region and encouraging international cooperation towards improving cybersecurity around nuclear weapons systems. NTI | bio and partners hosted a tabletop exercise focused on coordinating international response to deliberate biological events.
NTI Vice President Laura S.H. Holgate highlighted NTI’s efforts to sustain progress securing and eliminating radiological sources during a Feb. 7 presentation to the working group meeting of the Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons of Materials of Mass Destruction (Global Partnership) in Paris, France.
The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) has joined more than 400 supporters of the 2018 Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace, designed to address and improve the current cyber environment through norm development and heightened security of critical infrastructure.
Members of the Younger Generation Leadership Network on Euro-Atlantic Security published an open letter to Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin urging the two leaders to preserve the INF Treaty and extend New START.
Members of NTI’s team joined more than 100 experts from 24 countries and the European Union in London in early December 2018 for the sixth plenary meeting of the International Partnership for Nuclear Disarmament Verification (IPNDV).
Thanks to a generous new grant of $1.9 million from the Open Philanthropy Project, NTI | bio will expand its efforts to counter global catastrophic biological risks over the next three years. Dr. Jaime Yassif will join the NTI | bio team as a Senior Fellow to implement new projects funded by this grant.
“Are negotiations with North Korea collapsing?” CNS expert Jeffrey Lewis poses this direct question in a new article, and corresponding interactive coloring book, on NTI’s website about U.S. and North Korean relations.
NTI | bio is asking U.S. and international decision makers this tough question in a new interactive infographic that explores the vulnerabilities that exist in any country, examines global risk factors, and highlights the potentially staggering consequences of a biological event.
Michelle Nalabandian from NTI | bio joined government officials and experts from around the world in Geneva, Switzerland last week for the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) 2018 Meeting of States Parties (MSP) and the first annual Global Forum on Scientific Advances Important to the BWC. NTI joined more than 40 individuals and leading non-governmental organizations and institutions to endorse the Joint NGO Statement to the BWC 2018 MSP.
Laura Holgate, Vice President for Materials Risk Management at the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), recognized four models for sustainable radiological security at the NTI-hosted reception at the IAEA’s International Conference on the Security of Radioactive Material.