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Alice Saltini

Research Coordinator

YGLN Membership Italy

Alice Saltini is a Research Coordinator for the European Leadership Network, where she contributes to research projects on arms control, strategic risk reduction and emerging technologies, and a CTBTO-CENESS research fellow.

Previously, she interned for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in the External Relations, Protocol and International Cooperation Section and worked as a Research Assistant at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies.

Founder and leader of Young Pugwash Italy, as well as a regional coordinator of the CTBTO Youth Group, she holds a Master’s degree in Russian studies, and a Post-Graduate certificate in Nonproliferation Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies.

Her research interests relate to arms control and non-proliferation, disarmament diplomacy, West-Russia relations, and international politics, particularly in the context of multilateralism and international law. She is particularly interested in new and creative approaches aimed at achieving ratifications from hold-out Annex-2 States and the early entry into force of the CTBT as a precursor to further nuclear/WMD free zones.

Content by Alice Saltini


To avoid nuclear instability, a moratorium on integrating AI into nuclear decision-making is urgently needed: The NPT PrepCom can serve as a springboard

The integration of neural networks into NC3 poses a multitude of risks to global security. Alice Saltini writes that to pave the way for a moratorium, NPT State Parties should use the PrepCom to focus discussions on understanding the risks associated with integrating deep learning models into nuclear decision-making.

28 July 2023 | Alice Saltini