European Leaders Call for Heads of State Meeting on Ebola Crisis
October 2, 2014
London - In a statement released by the ELN, more than 30 senior political, diplomatic and military figures from across Europe, including Russia, urged European and others heads of state to coordinate a full international response to the growing Ebola crisis in West Africa.
Challenges and Opportunities for Extending NPT-Related Commitments to the Non-NPT States
September 30, 2014
Canberra - In a new policy brief published by the APLN and the Centre for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, NTI Counselor John Carlson calls for moving "from isolation to engagement" with respect to non-parties to the NPT, particularly India, Israel and Pakistan.
Jakarta Declaration on Nuclear Weapons
September 4, 2014
Canberra - In a new policy statement, the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network expressed strong commitment to disarmament through a step-by-step process toward the goal of a world without nuclear weapons. The Network called on policymakers to support changes to nuclear doctrine and posture, to attend the December conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons and to ensure that peaceful nuclear energy programs don't contribute to proliferation.
European Security Policy and Arms Control Following Ukraine and INF Controversy
September 3, 2014
European Leadership Network
In a new policy statement, Nuclear Threat Initiative National Security Consultant Steve Andreasen argues that NATO has both security and budgetary incentives to implement reassurance and defense policies in ways that preserve areas of cooperation with Russia.
Prospects for the Future of CTBT and Mutual Security
September 1, 2014
Vienna - In a keynote to the 2014 Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) Public Policy Course, NTI Vice Chairman and ELN Chairman Des Browne highlighted positive developments related to the treaty, including the global de facto moritorium on testing. At the same time, he called for renewed efforts, particularly in the U.S., to win support for bringing the treaty into force.