Last Friday, Ambassador Yukiya Amano, the newly-elected director general of the IAEA, spoke to a large group of Monterey Institute nonproliferation students.
The annual Critical Issues Forum conference in Monterey culminates a year-long program giving high school students from both nations the opportunity to work with MIIS nonproliferation experts.
Nonproliferation experts from MIIS/CNS have been quoted in major media around the globe in recent days on nuclear disarmament related issues.
Stephen Schwartz and Miles Pomper of CNS are quoted by TIME and Newsweek, while Professor Gordon Hahn is interviewed on Russia Today and Los Angeles radio.
Nonproliferation experts at the Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies have been highly sought after this week to explain the new treaty and the road ahead.
A trio of articles over the past few days saw CNS Director Bill Potter, CNS Deputy Director Leonard Spector, and MIIS Dean Tate Miller quoted in major media outlets.
A new agreement signed by Institute President Sunder Ramaswamy yesterday in Cairo will promote academic exchanges and research collaboration between MIIS and the American University in Cairo.
Dr. Leonard Spector raises concern over reports that North Korea is assisting Iran in the development of a nuclear weapon.
Students from the Monterey Institute will form nearly a quarter of the next class of Nonproliferation Graduate Fellows at the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Graduates of the Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies (NPTS) program pursue careers promoting the reduction and elimination of weapons of mass destruction and responding to violent terrorist threats.