Event Reports

A Conversation on Semiconductors, CHIPS Act, and Export Controls

The Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors and Science (CHIPS) Act invests US $250 billion to bolster semiconductor capacity, expand academic R&D, and create a broader, more inclusive workforce.

Maritime and Sanctions Compliance Spring Events

Maritime and Sanctions Compliance Spring Events

Several events on the topic of maritime and sanctions compliance were hosted recently.

BSWN Leadership Team and Associates

Black Sea Women in Nuclear Gather in Tbilisi and Vienna to Advance their Network and Present on DEIA Matters

Last month buzzed with activities for the Black Sea Women in Nuclear Network (BSWN) with two appearances in Tbilisi and Vienna.

Teleconference screenshot of CIF students and alumni discussing the importance of disarmament education for youth

High School Students Discuss Nuclear Disarmament from Intersectional Approaches

On April 15, 2023, over 120 high school students and teachers gathered online for the Critical Issues Forum Spring Conference.

three photos one of Sarah Bidgood one of Rose Gottemoeller and one group photo of the panel

Russian Nuclear Weapons In Belarus? A CNS Roundtable Discussion

Discussion on Putin’s announcement that Russia will deploy tactical nuclear warheads to Belarus.

Rose Gottemoeller at a podium with US flag behind

NATO And The Future Of Arms Control And Strategic Stability In Europe

CNS hosted the event with the support of the German and Danish embassies in Washington.

Group shot of online participants

Black Sea Women in Nuclear Network Celebrated Women’s History Month

Ms. Rhonda Evans shared a presentation on gender parity in nuclear fields in the context of a BSWN webinar on women’s leadership.

Intro screen of online participants with the title, date, and logos.

Intersection of Racial Justice and Nuclear Disarmament

CNS and MIIS student council DEI committee cohost the BIPOC speaker series event featuring Dr. Vincent Intondi.

Group photo in a large lobby.

U.S. Hosts Regional Maritime Sanctions Enforcement Workshop in Manila

CNS and VERTIC with the U.S. Department of State, delivered a workshop for customs, coast guard, and legal officials from the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Taiwan to enforce maritime sanctions.

Launch event speakers via Zoom.

Launch event “International Day for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Awareness”

To mark the first-ever such day, the Permanent Mission of Kyrgyzstan to the UN together with the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs co-hosted a virtual launch event