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A Q&A with Ambassador Richards

CNS had a Q&A session after Ambassador Richards gave a commencement speech for the Spring graduating class of 2024.

Russia, the Global South and the Mechanics of the Nuclear Order

The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has severely impacted global nuclear governance, hindering progress in crucial forums such as the IAEA, NPT, and UN First Committee, amplifying frustration among non-nuclear countries.

Neil Perry

Applying Cryptography to National Security

Neil Perry’s talk explores the application of cryptography to several critical areas of national security.

collage with university towers, chess pieces, a tank on a beach, smoke

Machiavelli in the Ivory Tower: A CNS videocast series

Ep. 11: Germany’s Atomic Zeitenwende – with Ulrich Kühn

Jamaican ambassador to Japan Shorna-Kay Richards and CNS Director William Potter

Ambassador Richard’s Speech Highlights CNS’ Impact on Nonproliferation

Ambassador Shorna-Kay M. Richards spread a message of urgency to address a myriad of global problems but also one of hope.

Dr Hanna Notte, Dr Christina Schori Liang, and Dr William Potter

Death Dust: Why the World Should Still Worry about Radiological Weapons – A Geneva Security Debate

Hanna Notte and William Potter discuss lessons from prior radiological weapons programs and past efforts to prohibit these weapons.

Briefing and Discussion on Philanthropy at the Nexus of Climate, Nuclear, and Technology Policy

Briefing and Discussion on Philanthropy at the Nexus of Climate, Nuclear, and Technology Policy

The seminar kicked off with Theo Kalionzes’ riveting discourse, captivating the audience with his expertise and passion for the subject matter.

Hideo Asano holding a microphone

MIIS/MANPTS Alumnus Hideo Asano Strives to Join Forces for Nuclear Abolition

This new group is aiming to persuade the Japanese government to sign and ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) by the year 2030.

OP#59: Russia, The Global South and Multilateral Nuclear Diplomacy after the Invasion of Ukraine

OP#59: Russia, The Global South and Multilateral Nuclear Diplomacy after the Invasion of Ukraine

This paper assesses the impact of Russia’s war against Ukraine on multilateral nuclear diplomacy, with a particular focus on dynamics between Russia and countries of the Global South.

Discussion with Irene Lusztig, the film director, moderated by Jean du Preez

Richland Film Screening and Discussion with Director Irene Lusztig

The film is centered on Richland, WA, the city with the site that produced weapons-grade plutonium for the Manhattan Project and is currently betting its future on its nuclear origin.