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 ...
UNODA provides support to Member States on disarmament issues. It fosters preventive measures, such as dialogue, transparency, and confidence-building; encourages regional disarmament efforts; and provides information on UN disarmament efforts.
The First Committee of the UNGA debates disarmament, nonproliferation, arms control, and international security issues, recommending resolutions and decisions for adoption by the plenary session of the UNGA.
The UNGA considers general principles of cooperation in international peace and security, including the principles governing disarmament and arms regulation, and makes recommendations to Member States or the Security Council.
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.
NTI Board Member former Senator Richard Lugar and long-time NTI partner George Shultz announced their support for preserving the INF treaty, citing the danger of a potential nuclear arms race and the need for continued dialogue and verification.
The proposed treaty is intended to prohibit the production of fissile material. It has been on the proposed agenda of the Conference on Disarmament for many years, but the CD has not been able to establish a committee to begin formal negotiations because states disagree on the scope of the future treaty.
Russia and the West have increasingly divergent interpretations of strategic stability, increasing the risk of nuclear competition, miscalculation and escalation at a time when relations are dangerously frayed, according to a survey of U.S., Russian, and European experts as part of NTI’s Rising Nuclear Dangers series.