Members of NTI’s team joined more than 100 experts from 24 countries and the European Union met 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 ...
This collection examines civilian HEU reduction and elimination efforts. It discusses why the continued widespread use, internationally, of HEU in the civilian sector poses global security risks, provides an overview of progress to-date in reducing and eliminating the use of HEU in the civilian sector worldwide, and examines remaining challenges to achieving this goal. The collection also includes detailed analysis ...
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.
On December 3, 2018, Laura S.H. Holgate appeared on a panel at the International Conference on the Security of Radioactive Material. The panel discussed international organizations and their roles and initiatives in prevention and detection of the misuse of radioactive materials.