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Review Conference President-designate Gustavo Zlauvinen, CNS Director William Potter, and UN Under-Secretary General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu

NPT Diplomats Meet in Annecy 2022

Over 60 senior diplomats, officials, and experts met for the traditional CNS NPT Diplomatic Workshop on “The 10th NPT Review Conference: Prospects and Pitfalls.”

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Summer Undergraduate Nonproliferation Program Convenes in a Hybrid Format

Despite the still lingering COVID-19 pandemic, and necessary restrictions, CNS continues to enhance youth education and training for a more secure and peaceful world.

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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.

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Podcast Appearance on the Nuclear Dynamics of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

CNS expert Josh Pollack, editor of the Nonproliferation Review, made a guest appearance on Julie McDowall’s podcast, “Atomic Hobo.”

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CNS Visiting Fellows Give Perspectives as a Ukrainian and a Russian on the War in Ukraine

On May 12, 2022, CNS Visiting Fellows Valeriia Hesse and Kirill Iliin gave a talk to The Monterey Rotary Club.

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Cyber Offense and a Changing Strategic Paradigm

How will strategic relations among the US, Russia, and China be impacted as they work to implant stealthy malware to compromise each other’s nuclear weapon systems and critical infrastructures?

The Impact of Russia’s Ukraine Invasion in the Middle East and North Africa

CNS expert Hanna Notte testifies on how the war might affect Moscow’s future interests, role and diplomacy in the region.

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CNS Launches the US-Black Sea Nonproliferation Exchange Initiative

The initiative will serve as a channel for a deeper coordination and support between nonproliferation professionals including scholars/researchers and diplomats/practitioners.

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Engaging High School Students in Addressing Nuclear Challenges

Over 100 high school students gathered to discuss nuclear disarmament, education, and youth empowerment at the CIF Spring Student Conference.

Sophia Poteet

Sophia Poteet

Research Assistant and Office Manager, CNS Washington, DC Office