Progress and Prospects from Two Years On
The Northeast Chapter of INMM, in conjunction with The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, will hold an early summer meeting on May 9 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the 6th Floor Lindner Commons at 1957 E Street NW, Washington, D.C. As part of the Elliott School’s Nuclear Policy Talks, this meeting will discuss the status of agreements and resolutions reached during the last summit.
Two years have now passed since the last Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) in the series of biannual meetings of more than 50 world leaders. The summit “process” resulted in technically and politically significant outcomes that have reduced the risk of nuclear terrorism and set the international community on a path to greater cooperation and transparency regarding nuclear security.
Ambassador Laura Holgate, who participated as part of the U.S. team in all four summits, will join INMM President Corey Hinderstein to discuss the ongoing successes and continued challenges of implementing Summit outcomes and building a sustainable, robust, international nuclear security architecture.
About the Speakers
Ambassador Laura S.H. Holgate served as U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency from July 11, 2016, to January 20, 2017, where she advanced the design and implemented approaches to reduce global threats in nuclear nonproliferation and security. Ambassador Holgate was previously a Senior Director on the National Security Council, provided policy oversight for the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program, and directed the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fissile Materials Disposition. She is a past President of Women in International Security and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She and her husband live in Arlington, Virginia.
Corey Hinderstein serves as vice president of international fuel cycle strategies at the Nuclear Threat Initiative. She returned to NTI after a three-year leave, during which she was senior coordinator for nuclear security and nonproliferation policy affairs at the National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). At DOE, was the Department’s lead for preparations for the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, including designing, implementing and explaining significant DOE contributions to the Summit process. Hinderstein is currently president of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) and serves on the Board of Directors for the World Institute of Nuclear Security (WINS).
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Light refreshments will be provided. This meeting is on the record and open to the press. This event will also be streamed on the YouTube Page for the Institute for International Science and Technology Policy.
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