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CNS Year in Review 2022

In 2022, CNS Experts were at the forefront of global nonproliferation and security issues, providing analysis, publications, education, and training.

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Securing Innovation Event Series

CNS’s case studies on dual-uses in genetic editing, artificial intelligence, and additive manufacturing were presented to industry and government representatives on gaps in regulations with experts from Kenya and Nigeria.

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Arms Control and Regional Security Oral History Project

CNS experts conduct oral history interviews with participants in the ACRS multilateral meetings in the early 1990s, following the Madrid Conference of 1991.

CNS IAC 2022 meeting members (Source: Kaveh Sardari)

CNS Advisory Council Meeting Featured CTBO Executive Secretary Robert Floyd, NPT Review Conference President Gustavo Zlauvinen, and US Under-Secretary of State Bonnie Jenkins

The CNS International Advisory Council held its annual meeting in Washington, DC on October 24, 2022.

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US-Black Sea Nonproliferation Professionals Exchange: US Module

Participants from six countries fostered ties between US and Black Sea technical and policy communities with tours of both of the National Laboratories, nuclear science museums, and Washington DC.

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New CNS DC website focused on trade compliance and guidance for emerging technology sectors

This website will serve as a central hub for information on CNS’s research on trade controls and emerging technology proliferation.

The Brazilian Navy’s first Scorpène-class submarine S40 Riachuelo, launched in December 2018. The first Brazilian nuclear-powered attack submarine SSN Alvaro Alberto is scheduled for 2030.

Brazil wants special treatment for its nuclear submarine program—just like Australia

2022 will mark the beginning of complex negotiations on safeguards for nuclear submarines that will have important implications for the safeguards system.

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Workshop Held in DC on the Constitutional History of the NPT

The scholars are currently working on a Carnegie-funded book project on the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Sophia Poteet

Program Coordinator and Research Associate, DC Office

Container ship loading and unloading in sea port.

Export Control Dialogue in Context of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The focus of this CNS-organized event was to promote dialogue and discussion between the government and the private sector.