Masako Toki Articles

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The Power of VR and Storytelling: Building Empathy for a Nuclear Weapons Free World

Critical Issues Forum 7th Speaker Series: The risk of nuclear weapons is as great as it has been since the end of the Cold War, making this Speaker Series topic extremely timely.

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MANPTS Student Kokoro Nishiyama Receives Grand Prize in Nuclear Disarmament Essay Contest

Kokoro Nishiyama is currently a first-year student pursuing her master’s degree in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies at MIIS.

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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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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.

Encouraging Gender Balance in the Nuclear Field Through Mentorship, Education, and Networking

Explores challenges women in the nonproliferation field still face and how mentorship and educational opportunities can break some barriers.

Nelly Porseva, Long-term CIF Teacher, Wins Prestigious FutureLearn Scholarship

Nelly Porseva was one of only four winners from over 10,000 applicants who proposed solutions in the fields of technology, mental health, teaching, and sustainability.

Paid Summer Undergraduate Nonproliferation Internships

The deadline for summer internships has been extended to March 4, 2022.

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A Pit Stop on Natasha Bajema’s Radioactive Road Trip

Dr. Bajema visits historic and current US nuclear weapon complex sites to engage the public in nuclear risk reduction, nonproliferation and disarmament.

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How Can We Continue to Energize ‘Gen Z’ for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World?

Only a handful of “Generation Z” have a solid understanding of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. The field could do more to inspire young people to secure a peaceful future.

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Critical Issues Forum 5th Speaker Series Discussed Youth Empowerment, Disarmament Education and Social Justice

Three speakers spoke on youth engagement in nuclear disarmament, the role of educators, and the intersection of nuclear issues, social justice, and climate change.