Press Room

The Arms Control Association works to keep the public and the press informed about breaking arms control developments. Below you will find our latest press releases and media advisories.

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December 2, 2016

This new resource aims to inform policymakers, scholars, and the general public on the role that overlapping multilateral initiatives play in nonproliferation efforts.

October 27, 2016

Statement by Arms Control Association's Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball, on the adoption of a resolution by the United Nation's First Committee to begin treaty negotiations on the prohibition of nuclear weapons.

September 23, 2016

Statement by Arms Control Association's Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball, on the adoption of a UNSC resolution reaffirming the global nuclear test ban.

August 8, 2016

The Arms Control Association today announced the appointment of veteran Washington journalist Terry Atlas as editor of Arms Control Today (ACT), the association’s respected monthly publication.

August 4, 2016

In response to a report in The Washington Post, Arms Control Association Executive Director Daryl G. Kimball made the following comments.

July 15, 2016

A new study suggests that President Obama, failed to make progress in key nuclear disarmament areas during his second term.

June 21, 2016

The West and Russia need to build on existing arms control measures to avoid exacerbation of the increasingly tense relationship between them, according to a group of international security experts.

June 20, 2016

In a letter to the 48-member states of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), a group of 18 leading nuclear nonproliferation experts expressed...

May 10, 2016

Today the White House announced that on May 27 President Barack Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima and its Peace Memorial Park, which honors the victims of the world’s first atomic bombings seventy years ago.

March 23, 2016

An effective new tool for improving global nuclear security is in danger of being lost, according to a new report by...

January 16, 2016

Today’s announcement that Iran and six world powers completed requirements for implementing the historic July 14 nuclear deal...

January 13, 2016

Iran is expected to complete the steps necessary to trigger implementation day...

January 7, 2016

Setsuko Thurlow and the Hibakusha of Hiroshima and Nagasaki received the highest number of votes in an online poll to determine the 2015 Arms Control Person of the Year.

December 7, 2015

Every year since 2007, the Arms Control Association's staff has nominated several individuals and institutions that have advanced effective arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament solutions and/or raised awareness ...

December 2, 2015

The Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released...

October 27, 2015

Today Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced the U.S. Air Force’s decision to award the contract for the new, nuclear-armed, long-range penetrating strike bomber...

September 22, 2015

During his trip to the United States, Pope Francis may continue to call for the United States to take further steps toward a world free of nuclear weapons.

August 18, 2015

More than 70 of the world's leading nuclear nonproliferation specialists issued a joint statement outlining why the Iran nuclear deal...

July 14, 2015

Today's announcement from the P5+1 group and Iran that they have achieved a verifiable, comprehensive agreement to limit Iran's sensitive nuclear activities is a historic breakthrough...