News & Resources

Resources are available for the policy community, news media, students and professors, diplomats, and citizens.

Press contact: Cathy Gwin
Email: gwin@nti.org
Phone: (202) 454-7706

News

For Professors: Updated Curriculum Based on NTI Index Now Available

Nov. 2, 2016

An updated education module based on the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit is now available. The module provides a two-session curriculum on nuclear materials...

Read more ›

News

NTI Co-Chairman Sam Nunn Statement on the Successful Removal of All Highly Enriched Uranium from Poland

Sep. 27, 2016

At the 60th IAEA General Conference, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced the successful repatriation of 61 kilograms of Russian-origin highly...

Read more ›

Blog

#NSS2016 Wrap-Up

Apr. 4, 2016

We’re putting the NTI Summit Pop-Up Blog (and our fabulous yak photo) to bed today after an exciting and productive few weeks leading up to and during...

Read more ›

News

French Translation of the 2016 NTI Index

Apr. 1, 2016

Click here to download the French translation of the 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index report’s foreword, executive summary, and select country...

Read more ›

Blog

#NSS2016-Related News Media Roundup

Mar. 31, 2016

The national and international news media is all over the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit now that it’s underway in Washington. In case you missed these reports...

Read more ›

Blog

Nunn, Browne Speak at #NSS2016 side summits

Mar. 30, 2016

Former Senator Sam Nunn kicked off the Nuclear Industry Summit 2016 early today with a speech urging industry leaders to step up work to improve security...

Read more ›

Blog

2016 Nuclear Security Summit-related Activity Picks Up

Mar. 29, 2016

Nuclear Security Summit-related events and initiatives ramped up Tuesday, as senior Obama Administration officials briefed reporters on Summit plans, U.S....

Read more ›

News

Correction in Sabotage Ranking

Mar. 29, 2016

CORRECTION IN SABOTAGE RANKING March 28, 2016 There are three small scoring errors in the sabotage ranking affecting Iran, Israel, and North Korea. Due to a...

Read more ›

Blog

#NSS2016 Week has Arrived! What You’ll Need and Where to Find It.

Mar. 28, 2016

The 2016 Nuclear Security Summit is almost here! More than 50 world leaders will gather in Washington on Thursday and Friday amid high expectations for their...

Read more ›

Blog

How the Nuclear Security Summits Foster Scientific Innovation

Mar. 24, 2016

Guest blog by Charles Powell As world leaders agree on priorities and launch new initiatives through the so-called “gift basket” process at next week’s...

Read more ›

Blog

How a Cyber Attack on a Nuclear Facility Could Unfold

Mar. 23, 2016

Nuclear security and safety rely on information technology. Whether that technology is motion detectors around the perimeter of a nuclear power plant or...

Read more ›

Blog

Cyber Threats: How Secure is the World’s Nuclear Infrastructure?

Mar. 22, 2016

    Commerce and communications systems. Airlines and health insurers. Phone companies and filmmakers. National governments and even the White...

Read more ›

Blog

Blog. Tweet. Write. Speak. Millennials Must Make their Voices Heard at #NSS2016

Mar. 17, 2016

Guest blog by Alexandra Van Dine As leaders around the world prepare for the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit, there is one big question on...

Read more ›

Blog

The Last Nuclear Security Summit: What Next?

Mar. 14, 2016

With the fourth biennial Nuclear Security Summit about to begin and no plans in place for a fifth, we consulted with Australia’s summit sherpa Dr. Robert...

Read more ›

News

Spanish Translation of the 2016 NTI Index

Mar. 11, 2016

Click here to download the Spanish translation of the 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index report’s foreword, executive summary, and select country...

Read more ›

News

Chinese Translation of the 2016 NTI Index

Mar. 10, 2016

Click here to download the Chinese translation of the 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index report’s foreword, executive summary, and select country profiles....

Read more ›

News

Arabic Translation of the 2016 NTI Index

Mar. 10, 2016

Click here to download the Arabic translation of the 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index report’s foreword, executive summary, and select country profiles....

Read more ›

News

Russian Translation of the 2016 NTI Index

Mar. 10, 2016

Click here to download the Russian translation of the 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index report’s foreword, executive summary, and select country...

Read more ›

Blog

A Race Between Cooperation and Catastrophe: The Need to Sustain Momentum on Nuclear Security

Mar. 10, 2016

Guest blog by Sam Nunn, NTI Co-chairman The prospect is almost unthinkable: one of the world’s great cities devastated at the hands of terrorists armed with...

Read more ›

News

NTI Experts Available for 2016 Nuclear Security Summit

Mar. 9, 2016

More than 50 world leaders will gather in Washington, DC on March 31- April 1 for the fourth and final 2016 Nuclear Security Summit. While the three previous...

Read more ›

News

Correction

Mar. 9, 2016

Correction The version of the 2016 NTI Nuclear Security Index released on January 14, 2016, included several data errors which affected scores for some...

Read more ›

News, Video

Watch the 2016 NTI Index Launch

Feb. 4, 2016

NTI launched the third edition of its Nuclear Security Index in Washington, D.C. on January 14, 2016. The event featured former U.S. Senator and NTI...

Read more ›

Features

The Other 83 Percent: Securing Military Nuclear Materials

Mar. 8, 2016

Imagine, for a moment, a world in which every country – even those with no weapons-usable nuclear materials – has adopted existing robust and effective...

Read more ›

Features

The Path to Nuclear Materials Security: Overcoming Political and Cultural Hurdles

Feb. 25, 2016

As world leaders prepare to gather for the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, they can point to significant progress made on their pledge to better secure the...

Read more ›

Features

Beyond Technology: Addressing the Nuclear Cyber Threat

Feb. 16, 2016

Once the stuff of dramatic headlines in an increasingly digitized world, cyber attacks today have become alarmingly routine. From the banking and aviation...

Read more ›

Features

Message from Sam Nunn

Jan. 12, 2016

NTI’s Co-Chairman offers his take on the state of global nuclear security as the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit approaches.

Read more ›

Features

Why Has Progress Slowed?

Jan. 11, 2016

The 2016 NTI Index shows that progress to secure weapons-usable nuclear materials has slowed, even in states otherwise committed to strengthening their...

Read more ›

Features

Resources for Countries

Jan. 6, 2016

The following chart can be used as a resource by countries to gain a deeper understanding of what is included in the NTI Index and to use the NTI Index as a...

Read more ›

Features

How the NTI Index Helps Improve Global Security

Jan. 4, 2016

The NTI Index has encouraged important policy reform and metrics for nuclear security.  Government officials have used the NTI Index to gauge their own...

Read more ›

Features

Developing the NTI Index

Dec. 28, 2015

NTI and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rely on a rigorous and transparent process to develop the NTI Index. These are the key elements: Broad...

Read more ›

Infographics, News

How the NTI Index Measures Nuclear Security Conditions

Jan. 11, 2016

The NTI Nuclear Security Index Theft Ranking assessed countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials based on five categories. Countries without materials...

Read more ›

Infographics

History of States Eliminating Weapons-Usable Nuclear Materials

Jan. 11, 2016

Efforts to eliminate all weapons-usable nuclear material began in 1992 when the United Nations Special Commission removed all HEU from Iraq after the Gulf...

Read more ›

Infographics

Military Materials: A Critical Gap in Global Nuclear Security Efforts

Jan. 11, 2016

Today, nearly 2,000 metric tons of weapons-usable nuclear materials—highly enriched uranium and plutonium—remain stored in hundreds of facilities, some...

Read more ›

Infographics

Status of Key Nuclear Security Treaties

Jan. 11, 2016

Two key international legal agreements relate to nuclear security: the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) and its 2005...

Read more ›

Infographics, News

What Are Nuclear Materials?

Jan. 7, 2016

This resource explains the basic science behind nuclear materials and how they can be used for energy or for weapons.

See the Explainer ›

Infographics

Infographic: NTI Recommendations

Jan. 7, 2014

Urgent action is needed by states and the global community to prevent the theft of weapons-usable nuclear material. This infographic captures NTI’s...

Read more ›

Video

VIDEO: Sabotage – Facing the Threat

Jan. 13, 2016

Imagine an intentional catastrophe at a nuclear facility with a release of radiation as bad as or worse than the disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power...

Read more ›

Video

VIDEO: Preventing Terrorists from Going Nuclear

Jan. 13, 2016

It’s the security threat that keeps leaders awake at night: catastrophic nuclear terrorism. But are leaders doing enough? A new 2016 NTI Index video...

Read more ›

News, Video

VIDEO: Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

Jan. 15, 2014

This short motion-graphic video describes three real-world nuclear security breaches and the steps to prevent terrorists from getting a nuclear weapon.

Read more ›

News, Video

VIDEO: Watch the Nuclear Materials Security Index Release Press Conference

Jan. 8, 2014

Watch the Press Conference for the release of the 2014 NTI Nuclear Materials Security Index

Watch the Press Conference ›

News, Video

VIDEO: Eliminating Dangerous Nuclear Materials

Jan. 7, 2014

This video applauds seven countries for removing their weapons-usable nuclear materials since 2012.

Watch the video ›

News, Video

VIDEO: Commentary from the 2014 NTI Index’s International Panel of Experts

Jan. 6, 2014

Hear about the role of the NTI Index, what it includes, and how it contributes to global nuclear materials security from members of the NTI Index’s...

Read more ›