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Commentary

CEND and a changing global nuclear order

At present, current institutions underpinning the global nuclear order are not fit for purpose. New forums, such as CEND and “stepping stones”, serve a practical purpose of generating new ideas for promoting nuclear disarmament and reducing nuclear risk.

18 February 2020 | Heather Williams
Global Security|Emerging technologies|NPT|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Disarmament|Nuclear Weapons|Risk Reduction
Policy brief

Nuclear Responsibility: A New Framework to Assess U.S. and Russian Behaviour

Dr Heather Williams, Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department at King’s College London (KCL) and Amelia Morgan, Research Assistant at KCL’s Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) examine how the United States and Russia could become more responsible nuclear actors and strengthen the global nuclear order at a time when it is most fragile.

19 June 2018 | Heather Williams and Amelia Morgan
Euro-Atlantic Security|NPT|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Disarmament|Nuclear Security|Nuclear Weapons|Risk Reduction|Russia|United States
Commentary

Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons: Where is this Initiative Going?

Heather Williams discusses the outcomes of the Second Conference on the Humanitarian Impacts of Nuclear Weapons and highlights the importance of the initiative with regards to continuous dialogue on disarmament and non-proliferation.

25 March 2014 | Heather Williams
Global Security|NPT|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Disarmament|Nuclear Security|Nuclear Weapons