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"I salute the Arms Control Association … for its keen vision of the goals ahead and for its many efforts to identify and to promote practical measures that are so vitally needed to achieve them."

– Amb. Nobuyasu Abe
Former UN Undersecretary General for Disarmament Affairs
January 28, 2004
Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • June 24, 2022

    At their first formal meeting since entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, states parties formally agreed on action steps to implement the 2017 agreement and condemned recent threats of use of nuclear weapons.

  • June 16, 2022
    Iran's disconnected cameras monitoring its nuclear program in retaliation for a resolution from the International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors censuring Tehran for failing to cooperate with a years-long investigation into undeclared nuclear materials. The reduction in monitoring risks closing the window on efforts to restore the 2015 nuclear deal.
  • June 10, 2022

    Experts from the Arms Control Association are calling on President Biden to immediately redouble stalled diplomatic efforts to restore compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which is facing what the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Director-General says could be a “fatal blow” within three to four weeks.

  • June 1, 2022
    The most recent reports from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) detailing Tehran’s failure to declare illicit nuclear activities from its pre-2003 program and the continued growth of Iran’s nuclear program underscores the urgency and importance of restoring mutual U.S. and Iranian compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
  • June 1, 2022

    Yoon Suk Yeol pledged to help strengthen the North Korean economy if Pyongyang denuclearizes.

  • May 25, 2022
    Though imperfect, the SALT agreements set the course for future bilateral nuclear arms control treaty negotiations.
  • May 20, 2022
    EU negotiators traveled to Tehran to try and restart stalled negotiations over restoring U.S. and Iranian compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, as the International Atomic Energy Agency reported that Iran's nuclear program continues to grow.
  • April 20, 2022

    Experts note that if President Biden fails to bring negotiations with Iran to a successful conclusion, Iran could further improve its capacity to produce weapons-grade nuclear material. 

  • April 1, 2022

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to launch a massive assault on independent, democratic, non-nuclear Ukraine has unleashed a war that has killed thousands, displaced millions, and raised the risk of nuclear conflict.

  • March 4, 2022
    As the fate of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal hangs in balance, a new report by the IAEA reveals that Iran is now closer than ever to having enough highly enriched uranium-235 for a nuclear bomb. (Updated March 5, 2022)

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