Education

Event flyer highlighting Dr. Lassina Zerbo

US, Russian, and Japanese High School Students Meet in Nagasaki to Discuss CTBT

Dr. Lassina Zerbo, the executive secretary of the CTBTO, is scheduled to deliver the conference’s keynote address.

Safeguards Course 2015

International Safeguards Course Application Deadline Approaches

Applications due Friday, March 3 for the tuition-free course held at MIIS June 5-9 this year. The course is open to everyone.

Participants of the workshop “Nuclear Security Policy and Practice in the African Continent” in Accra, Ghana

CNS Workshop Builds African Capacity to Strengthen Nuclear and Radiological Security

FEBRUARY 6–10, 2017: CNS and the African Center for Science and International Security (AFRICSIS) conducted their second joint capacity-building workshop.

CTBTO Executive Secretary Visits CNS to Meet with CTBTO Youth Group and Center Staff

FEBRUARY 3, 2017: Dr. Lassina Zerbo traveled to Monterey to spend the day at CNS with students and staff.

CIF Youth Forum in Nagasaki

US and Russian Critical Issues Forum Students Shine in the Youth Forum in Nagasaki

DECEMBER 11, 2016: Four CIF students were invited by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the “Forum of Youth Communicators for a World without Nuclear Weapons.”

2016-17 Critical Issues Forum Focuses on CTBT

This year’s participants will study nuclear weapon-testing history, the CTBT negotiations, the treaty’s current status, challenges, and prospects.

MENACS delegation at the BWC RevCon

Launch of New Biological Weapons Convention Website

NOVEMBER 7-25, 2016: A CNS project’s new website aims to enhance knowledge and awareness of the biological weapons regime.

CTBTO Executive Secretary Dr. Lassina Zerbo with CYG members.

CTBTO Youth Group Strategizes in Washington, DC

SEPTEMBER 21-23: The CTBT Youth Group is an initiative launched by CTBTO Executive Secretary Dr. Lassina Zerbo in 2016.

Upcoming Event Washington DC

WMD Practitioners’ Short Course, October 3-7, 2016

Course on “Nuclear Weapons Policy and Arms Control” is open to US government personnel, fellows, and select foreign embassies.

Bill Potter and Jeffrey Dayton-Johnson enjoy conversation with Sarah and Tom Pattison.

Major Supporters and Friends Meet with CNS Summer Interns

JULY 27, 2016: Students share their research and engage in lively discussions with important funders.