The West and Russia: Charting (un)known Waters?

April 29, 2014

Riga, Latvia

Latvian Institute of International Affairs

Watch ELN Director, Dr. Ian Kearns speak alongside Andris Sprūds, Sergey Utkin, Sławomir Dębski and Samuel Charap on the current crisis between the West and Russia over Ukraine. This event followed a private seminar convened by the Latvian Institute of International Affairs, in cooperation with the NSP and ELN, examining the current crisis in Ukraine and security of the broader Baltic Sea region.  (April 29, 2014)

Catholic Bishops, Universities Renew Engagement on Disarmament

April 24, 2014

Stanford, Calif.

Stanford University

Catholic bishops joined academics and policy specialists for a Colloquium on Revitalizing Catholic Engagement on Nuclear Disarmament. The event, hosted by NSP principals George P. Shultz and Bill Perry , focused on enanging a new generation of Catholics on disarmament. "This is a security question, it’s a policy questions, it’s a diplomacy question—but above all, it’s a moral question,” NSP principal Sam Nunn said.

CTBT Group of Eminent Persons Meets in Stockholm

April 11, 2014

Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish Foreign Ministry

NSP Principal William Perry and ELN Convener and NTI Vice Chairman Des Browne met with senior current and former leaders and experts from the ELN, the APLN, the LALN and the Arab Institute for Security Studies. The meeting was to promote the entry into force of the CTBT and reinvigorate international efforts to achieve this goal. The meeting was hosted by the Swedish Foreign Ministry. 

CACDA Hosts Beijing Seminar to Discuss 2014 NTI Index

February 25, 2014

Beijing, China

The China Arms Control and Disarmament Association

The China Arms Control and Disarmament Association (CACDA) hosted a discussion in Beijing on the prospects and priorities for the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit and the findings of NTI’s Nuclear Materials Security Index. This meeting provided an opportunity for engagement directly with Chinese government officials and scholars on the Index’s assessment of China.  

Polish and Russian Partners Co-Host Workshop in Warsaw

February 20, 2014

Warsaw, Poland

Polish Institute of International Affairs

The Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) co-hosted a workshop on “Options of TCBMs related to Non-strategic Nuclear Weapons in Europe: Cost Benefit Matrix”. During the workshop, 21 experts from NATO member states and Russia evaluated options of transparency and confidence-building measures through the prism of political, technical, and military challenges to their implementation.