Nuclear

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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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Rethinking Nuclear Weapons Choices

In his new book, Dr. Pelopidas disproves four common assumptions of the proliferation paradigm.

Sig Hecker talking to a group

How to Rebuild the Global Nuclear Order Post-Ukraine?

Dr. Hecker highlighted the importance of scientists and diplomats working together on these complex issues.

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WMD Terrorism Threats: Assessing and Prosecuting

Eighteen senior and mid-level government employees from Malaysia and the Philippines traveled to CNS for a two-week in-person workshop.

Dr. Siegfried Hecker Appointed as Distinguished Professor of Practice

The former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory and one of the most honored U.S. nuclear scientists has joined CNS.

The Nonproliferation Review

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

In conjunction with the NPT RevCon, the Nonproliferation Review is highlighting past articles focusing on the NPT and its review process.

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Latin American and Caribbean Diplomats Trained in the Legacy of Nobel Peace Laureate García Robles

The 8th Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation Summer School for Latin America and Caribbean diplomats.

The Brazilian Navy’s first Scorpène-class submarine S40 Riachuelo, launched in December 2018. The first Brazilian nuclear-powered attack submarine SSN Alvaro Alberto is scheduled for 2030.

Brazil wants special treatment for its nuclear submarine program—just like Australia

2022 will mark the beginning of complex negotiations on safeguards for nuclear submarines that will have important implications for the safeguards system.

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.