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[Op-Ed] 2012 Seoul Summit: Pivot to Global Nuclear Security

Apr 4, 2012

[Op-Ed] 2012 Seoul Summit: Pivot to Global Nuclear Security

The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, Korea brought together 58 heads of state and world leaders to agree on ways to prevent nuclear terrorism, and secure nuclear and radiological materials and facilities. It picked up from the first Washington Summit in 2010 and was supposed to be the watershed moment but was generally a review of past commitments.

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Oct 13, 2014

Business Insider Publishes Nuclear Security Blunder Blog Post by Katie McCarthy

The Center's Katie McCarthy reports on a security blunder involving unauthorized access to a nuclear weapon in the Office of Secure Transportation. Her piece, written for the Center's Nukes of Hazard blog, was picked up and published in the Business Insider this weekend.

Nov 13, 2012

Kingston Reif Speaks at Hudson Institute Event on Nuclear Terrorism Prevention

Video of Kingston Reif's remarks at the Hudson Institute's event "Combating Nuclear Terrorism: Overcoming the Senate Impasse."

Sep 11, 2012

Duyeon Kim Speaks at Columbus State University

On September 11, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, was the distinguished speaker at Columbus State University's Richard R. Hallock Speaker Series on "Nuclear Disarmament and Nuclear Security in the 21st Century."

Aug 17, 2012

Duyeon Kim Speaks at UC San Diego Public Policy and Nuclear Threats Workshop

Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, spoke at the August 5-25 UC San Diego Public Policy and Nuclear Threats Conference on the Nuclear Security Summit process on August 17, 2012.

Aug 2, 2012

Whither the anti-terrorism budget?

Despite claiming that nuclear security is its chief concern, the White House is mysteriously scaling back its budget requests for anti-nuclear-terrorism funding, writes Kingston Reif in his monthly column for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

Apr 27, 2012

Duyeon Kim's Capitol Hill Briefing on the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit Results

On April 27, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director for Nuclear Non-Proliferation, presented an analysis of the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit results at a Capitol Hill briefing co-organized by the Federation of Nuclear Studies and the Global America Business Institute.

Apr 3, 2012

Duyeon Kim Speaks at Ewha Women's University on International Security

On April 3, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director for Nuclear Non-Proliferation, was a Guest Lecturer at the Ewha Women's University in Seoul, Korea speaking on "The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit" and "Women in Security."

Mar 30, 2012

Duyeon Kim Speaks at Seoul National University on Nuclear Safety-Security

On March 30, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, was a Guest Lecturer at the Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies speaking on the nuclear safety-security interface in Seoul, Korea.

Mar 30, 2012

[Op-Ed] 2012 Nuclear Security Summit: What It Was and Wasn't

The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul could have been a watershed moment for nuclear security, but it was largely a review of past successes. Still, there were noteworthy accomplishments, like setting a more detailed vision for the safety and security of nuclear and radioactive materials. Moving forward, the 2014 summit must be drastically different and must set future goals, rather than dwelling on past accomplishments.

Mar 27, 2012

Duyeon Kim at the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul

On March 26-27, 2012 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, was at the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, Korea.

Mar 22, 2012

[Conference] Nuclear Security and the Korean Peninsula Symposium | Seoul, Korea

The Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation will co-host an international conference with the Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, Korea on March 22, 2012.

Jan 11, 2012

[Paper] UNSCR 1540 & the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit: A View From Seoul

The Republic of Korea (ROK) has been and remains a staunch supporter of the global nonproliferation regime as it borders a grave security threat and proliferator of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). With the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit just months away, the Republic of Korea should be more interested in enhancing UNSCR 1540, not only as the Summit Chair but against the backdrop of a “Global Korea” policy and the nation’s growing prominence in the nuclear energy industry.

Jan 6, 2012

[Paper] Where Nuclear Safety and Security Meet

A Fukushima-like nuclear accident does not have to be caused by nature. Similar results could be wrought by a dedicated terrorist group that gained access to a nuclear power plant and disabled its safety systems. To guard against natural accidents, terrorist sabotage, and possible combinations of these two classes of events, nuclear plant operators and regulators should consider a combined approach called nuclear safety-security.

Nov 22, 2011

[Paper] 2012 Nuclear Security Summit: Opportunities and Challenges

“There are clear ways in which Seoul can capitalize on its strengths to flavor the 2012 [Nuclear Security Summit] with a “Korean twist” as it maintains depth on key substantive issues that ensure the security of nuclear materials, parts, and facilities…The challenge lies in clearly demonstrating that the benefits outweigh the costs, and that states would have a national interest in further investing their political capital in nuclear security," writes Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation in The Nautilus Institute Policy Forum.

Oct 30, 2011

Conference on the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit and Next Generation Nuclear Security

On November 2, 2011 Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, participated in an international conference in Seoul on nuclear security co-organized by the Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, the Korea Institute of Nonproliferation and Control, and the Fissile Materials Working Group.

Sep 28, 2011

[Paper] 2012 Nuclear Security Summit: The Korean Twist

Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, gave a talk at the Korea Economic Institute on September 28, 2011 on ways Seoul can give the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit agenda a Korean flare.

Sep 7, 2011

[Op-Ed] Nature and Malice: Confronting multiple hazards to nuclear power infrastructure

Duyeon Kim, Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation, co-authors op-ed on "Nature and Malice: Confronting Multiple Hazards to Nuclear Power Infrastructure" published in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on September 7, 2011.

Aug 8, 2011

[Op-Ed] Time to Think Nuclear Safety-Security

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster gave terrorists and other malefactors a tip. By targeting nuclear plants, they can wreak havoc comparable to that wrought by an earthquake and tsunami, crippling a great economic and military power. It is high time to develop a new paradigm of nuclear safety and security that protects life while spreading the blessings of nuclear power.

Jun 26, 2011

[Working Paper] 2012 Nuclear Security Summit: Korean Twist

Participating States are gearing up for the March 2012 Nuclear Security Summit aimed at securing all vulnerable nuclear materials around the world. This paper will attempt to make policy recommendations for the upcoming Summit.

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