Nuclear Safeguards

WMD, Nonproliferation, and Security

Nuclear Safeguards

The Nuclear Safeguards program examines the impact of evolving international safeguards obligations on states and facility operators at the front-end of the nuclear fuel cycle. Through stakeholder engagement, the program promotes best practices in implementing the ‘starting point’ of nuclear safeguards to ensure effective application of global non-proliferation obligations. The Nuclear Safeguards program is part of the Managing Across Boundaries initiative.

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Research and Analysis

December 14, 2016 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of Presidential Inbox 2017 — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office.

December 1, 2015 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

Three world summits on nuclear security have focused attention on securing the world’s most dangerous nuclear material, particularly materials considered ‘direct-use’ for nuclear weapons.

November 23, 2015 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

October 5, 2015 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

In 1945, scientists involved in the development of the world’s first nuclear weapon argued in the so-called ‘Franck Report’ that if there was unlimited trade and employment of nuclear power, the fate of every pound of uranium should be recorded.

August 28, 2015 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

Canada has been a long-time key producer and global supplier of uranium. It has produced more uranium than any other country, close to 500,000 tU since 1942.

May 18, 2015 | EXPERT: Cindy Vestergaard

The Stimson Center announced today that Cindy Vestergaard has been appointed as a Nonresident Fellow for the Managing Across Boundaries initiative.
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