The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $2 million challenge grant to the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Monterey Institute in support of CNS’s global nuclear governance initiatives through the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.
Nonproliferation & Terrorism Studies
The James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) recently moved into the newest addition to the Monterey Institute campus, a 10,500 square foot building at 499 Van Buren Street.
Professor Avner Cohen and his project co-director have been awarded a six-figure grant by the U.S. Institute for Peace to complete innovative research on the role of norms in global decision-making about nonproliferation issues.
National events once again drew media attention to the Monterey Institute’s unique international expertise, this time generating interest in interviewing both faculty members and a student with a particularly timely thesis proposal.
MonTREP Director Russ Howard has been in high demand recently as a public speaker and national media expert for his wide ranging expertise on current international security threats.
Monterey Institute student Lovely Umayam was awarded the $5,000 first prize in the Innovation in Arms Control Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Department of State for her online education platform bombshelltoe.com.
The Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) is hosting a timely conference focusing on the connections between terrorism and international criminal cartels at the Monterey Institute on February 22.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s impassioned address at the Monterey Institute of International Studies Friday lauded the role that MIIS and CNS play in promoting nonproliferation education.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations will address Monterey Institute students, faculty, staff and invited guests at a special presentation on January 18.
Reuters, NPR, the Washington Post and the Inter Press Agency all sought out the world-class experts of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) today for comment on recent events in Syria, Iran and North Korea.