Releasing the 2014 NTI Index, Nunn Calls on Leaders To Address Weaknesses in Global Nuclear Security
Washington, DC—The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today released the 2014 NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index, a unique public assessment of nuclear materials security conditions in 176 countries, developed with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Its key finding: Despite progress, including a valuable Nuclear Security Summit process, the global community must demand an effective and accountable global system for how nuclear materials should be secured to protect the world from catastrophic nuclear terrorism.
In Wake of Ukraine Crisis, European Leadership Group Calls for New Dialogue on Mutual Security
In the wake of the crisis in Ukraine, 70 senior European political, military and diplomatic leaders call for a new dialogue to address the deep political and security divisions within Europe. The statement, released by the European Leadership Network, urges Euro-Atlantic leaders to address out of date Cold War security policies in an urgent, poltically mandated dialogue on mutual security. Read the press release.
Global Nuclear Policy Leadership Networks to Meet in Singapore
More than 30 leaders from four regional leadership networks and five continents will meet next week in Singapore to address urgent global nuclear threats and outline key steps to reduce nuclear dangers around the world. The meeting will be the first time that members of four regional leadership networks—from the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the United States—will convene as part of a major effort to galvanize global action and build support for reducing reliance on nuclear weapons around the world.
Latin American Leaders Laud Syria Efforts, Call for Nuclear Disarmament
In a new statement, the Latin American Leadership Network urged leaders worldwide to take steps toward the elimination of nuclear weapons. Leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean also expressed their satisfaction with the actions taken by the international community to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons. Read the statement.
NSP in Europe: Lack of Trust Inhibits Cooperation
Former Senator Sam Nunn, former Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and ELN convener and UK parliamentarian Des Browne discussed their report, Building Mutual Security in the Euro-Atlantic Region, at a September 12 event hosted by the German Marshall Fund in Brussels.