Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova is Director of the International Organizations and Nonproliferation Program of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), currently based at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP). Her research interests include international non-proliferation organisations and regimes, international non-proliferation and disarmament negotiations and the role of cross-regional coalitions, nuclear-weapon-free zones, and proliferation theory. Ms Mukhatzhanova served as an expert on the delegation of Kazakhstan to the 2010 Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference and the delegation of Chile to the 2015 NPT Review Conference. Ms Mukhatzhanova is a principal author of a series of CNS reports monitoring implementation of the 2010 NPT Action Plan.
Director of the International Organizations and Nonproliferation Program, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
Content by Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova
“I’m not dead yet!”: What the COVID-19 prompted postponement could mean for the 10th NPT Review Conference
The delay of the Review Conference and disruption of the usual preparatory processes could offer an opportunity and space for a new vision for the conference and review process to emerge.