WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

The WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security program takes a fresh look at broader areas of proliferation and security risks, especially in the nuclear areas. The program works with stakeholders to develop possible approaches and new constituencies to help manage those risks.

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Research and Analysis

January 17, 2018 | EXPERT: Jacqueline Kempfer , EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut , EXPERT: Lovely Umayam

  The Stimson Center, World Institute for Nuclear Security, and 39 Essex - UK explore ways nuclear industry actors can demonstrate 'Duty of Care' to prevent security incidents, and how this could affect nuclear liability determinations.

December 1, 2017 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

The nuclear security summits have come and gone, but the challenge of nuclear terrorism is still with us.

November 16, 2017 | EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut , EXPERT: Lovely Umayam

With the entry into force of the Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM/A), the legal bedrock for physical protection has been extended to cover civilian nuclear material in domestic use, storage and transport as well as civilian nuclear facilities.

November 7, 2017 | EXPERT: Debra Decker , EXPERT: Jacqueline Kempfer , EXPERT: Kathryn Rauhut , EXPERT: Lovely Umayam

Market competition, along with a trifecta of major nuclear incidents — Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima — have posed barriers to the growth and public acceptance of nuclear power.
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