NTI and Emory University hosted a workshop for various institutions in Atlanta, Georgia on radiological security which included representatives from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and other major hospitals in Atlanta.
The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today released “Building a Safe, Secure, and Credible NATO Nuclear Posture,” a report addressing the security risks, credibility, and financial and political costs of maintaining NATO’s current nuclear posture, including forward-deployed U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe.
NTI has also published six related policy papers that together provide an alternative vision and roadmap for America’s nuclear policy and posture and a template for Congress and the American people to evaluate the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review (NPR).
NTI, the University of California System, and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)-Office of Radiological Security will host two workshops for researchers and hospital staff on the risks associated with using cesium-137 irradiators for research and blood irradiation this week.
NTI Vice President Andrew Bieniawski is among the experts slated to speak at an international meeting on multilateral nuclear disarmament verification on January 24-26 hosted at the UK venue, Wilton Park.
On January 11, 2018, NTI Co-Chair and CEO Ernest J. Moniz spoke at CSIS in Washington, DC on global nuclear risks. He warned of the growing risk that miscalculation, accident, mistake or terrorism will lead to nuclear use.