Center-Related News

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.

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.

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.

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.

Participants group photo outside on the steps in the sunshine.

2024 CIF Spring Conference Report

High school students and teachers from Japan and the United States discuss ways to advance nuclear disarmament through youth education.

Group Participants at CNS Headquarters in Monterey, CA

Black Sea Nonproliferation Professionals Visit CNS, LLNL, and Celebrate International Women’s Day with Rose Gottemoeller at Stanford

The group, comprised of 20 nonproliferation mid-senior career experts from Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Türkiye, Ukraine, and the United States convened for its fourth meeting.

A wide view of the Security Council as Members unanimously adopt resolution 1977 (2011) on 20 April 2011, extending for 10 years the mandate of the 1540 Committee. UN Photo/Devra Berkovitz

CNS Expert Addresses UN Security Council Briefing on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

CNS expert reminds the council of their commitments to crucial treaties while noticing a more recent recommitment to nuclear weapons and an increase in the value attached to them among the council’s state parties.

Closeup of the cover

Nonproliferation Review and CNS Announce McElvany Award Winners

Grand Prize winner: “A tale of two fuel cycles: defining enrichment and reprocessing in the nonproliferation regime” by Sidra Hamidi and Chantell Murphy.

William Potter

Dr. William Potter Appointed as Senior Fellow at UNIDIR

Dr. William Potter was appointed as Senior Fellow at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) in Geneva.

Headshot of Dr. Hanna Notte

Hanna Notte Selected for the Munich Young Leaders 2024

CNS’s Hanna Notte will be a featured speaker on a panel with Graham Allison at the Munich Security Conference.