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Latin American and Caribbean leaders to Work for Regional Security, Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation Print E-mail
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Buenos Aires, June 18, 2013 – Political and diplomatic leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean, including former foreign and defense ministers (see attached list) have signed a joint statement to announce the creation of a Leadership Network that will seek to promote policies to enhance regional and world security, to help reduce all forms of nuclear risks and to advance towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons.

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NPSGlobal Foundation joined PIR Center Advisory Board Print E-mail
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NPSGlobal Foundation joins PIR Center Advisory Board as corporate member. We now present the official release from the PIR Center

Nonproliferation for Global Security Foundation (NPSGlobal) represents a nongovernmental sector of Latin America. The Foundation work provides research, education and consultancy in the area of international security, specifically nuclear nonproliferation. Irma Arguello is Founder and Chairman of the Foundation.

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The NPSGlobal Foundation is co-organizing the session "Resolution 1540: at the Crossroads" at the UN Headquarters Print E-mail
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28 September, 2009Stanley Foundation - NPSGlobal Foundation

The NPSGlobal Foundation has been appointed by the Stanley Foundation to participate as a co-organizer of the Civil Society Session “Resolution 1540: at the Crossroads” to be held on October 1, 2009 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

The main purpose of the event is to give room to NGOs and academic organizations worldwide to make a contribution to the official Comprehensive Review of the Status of Implementation on Resolution 1540, conducted by the 1540 Committee (between September 30 and October 2). During the Session, more than 16 speakers from countries from all over the world will share their ideas with members of the 1540 Committee.

The event is sponsored by the UN Office of Disarmament Affairs-UNODA and, together with NPSGlobal, co-organizers are: the World Institute for Nuclear Security, the Arab Institute for Security Studies, the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC), the Henry L. Stimson Center, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS), and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

 
The NPSGlobal Foundation to Work in Partnership with NTI's Nuclear Security Project Print E-mail
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18 August, 2009

The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and the Nonproliferation for Global Security Foundation (NPSGlobal) announced that they will work together to advance international dialogue and understanding about reversing reliance on nuclear weapons globally, preventing their proliferation, and ultimately ending them as a threat to the world.

With a grant from the Nuclear Threat Initiative, NPSGlobal will be a partner to NTI’s Nuclear Security Project working to galvanize global action to reduce the risk of a nuclear weapon being used by increasing understanding, awareness, support and action by policymakers, policy experts and the public around the world for purposefully and significantly changing direction and reducing nuclear dangers.

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Statement on the CTBT to thePrepCom 2009 Print E-mail
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6 May, 2009

On Tuesday May 5 the NPSGlobal Foundation participate on a joint statement on the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty - CTBT to the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 Review Conference for the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

The declaration, presented at the second day of meetings, endorse the great significance of the CTBT as a key part of the Disarmament and Nonproliferation regime. It also makes a call to the signatory states to develop a common diplomatic strategy to persuade the remaining states to sign and/or ratify the treaty, so that it will be able to enter into force.

Of the 44 States required for entry into force, six States have not ratified the Treaty yet, they are China, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, and the United States; and tree have not signed, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, India, and Pakistan.

In addition, it urge all Nuclear Weapons States to stop the desing and production or development of new nuclear weapons, and to consider closing all the facilities for research and testing of nuclear weapons.

The declaration was coordinated by Arms Control Association and endorsed by NGOs around the world, among them: NPSGlobal Foundation, Campaign for a Nuclear Free World, Stimson Center, Global Security Institute, Union of Concerned Scientist, Acronym Institute, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, WILPF, Monterey institute of International studies.

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Weapons of Mass Destruction and Nonproliferation Seminar Print E-mail
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31 October, 2008

On Thursday October 30 the NPSGlobal Foundation closed the 2008 version of the Weapons of Mass Destruction and Nonproliferation Seminar, academic activity to the community that is performed annually at the Escuela Superior Tecnica, Buenos Aires.

This year the seminar was delivered in two versions: morning, during the month of September and evening during the month of October.

Graduation event has been scheduled for December 4, 2008

Is important to notice that it is a introductory Seminar of 24 hours and 8 sessions, which is carried out for the fifth consecutive year. It covers with a modern and integrated approach all key ssues about weapons of mass destruction, disarmament and nonproliferation.

We will inform through this site dates and places of 2009 Seminars.

 
International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs Print E-mail
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25 July, 2008

In July 2008 Irma Arguello was invited to participate in the 20th International Summer Symposium on Science and World Affairs, which took place in Boston from 25 July to 1 August, 2008.

The main goal of the annual Summer Symposium is to encourage and support the development of young scientists working on policy-oriented research on international security and arms control issues.

The central purpose is to encourage the development of such analysts mostly in countries where there is not a strong tradition of public interest science, and to integrate them into the international community of researchers with similar interests and backgrounds.

Since the first Symposium in 1989, subsequent meetings have been held in Russia, the United States, China, Germany, and Ukraine.

Participants have included more than 300 scientists and researchers from Belarus, Britain, Canada, China, Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, South Korea, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United States.

 
NPSGlobal Foundation sponsor of WIIS - Women In International Security Argentina Print E-mail
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16 July, 2008

Per decision of the Board of Directors of WIIS - Women In International Security, the well known international organization headquartered in Washington, the NPSGlobal Foundation, will host and give support to the recently founded WIIS Argentina.

Irma Arguello, who leads the NPSGlobal's  leader has been appointed as Executive Director of the new organization.

WIIS is an international NGO which aims at increasing the influence of women in the field of international security, promoting  equal opportunities stategies.

For over 20 years WIIS has been dedicated to build a worldwide network of professionals (men and women) who understand the importance of inclusive and diverse participation in peace and security.

As a part of the activities in our region, WIIS Argentina will launch a website, offer seminars, training activities, and information about job opportunities worldwide in the international field. 

To get more information about WIIS and WIIS Argentina, click here.

 
Agreement NPSGlobal Foundation - IESE Print E-mail
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6 June, 2008 

The NPSGlobal Foundation has signed with the IESE - Instituto de Enseñanza Superior del Ejército, institution under the Ministry of Defense of Argentina, a set of agreements focused on promoting the development of joint activities related to disarmament and nonproliferation.

It is focused on the organization and implementation of courses and seminars, and the supply of technical assistance on issues of common interest.

These agreements constitute the framework of joint effort where the Postgraduate Course in Disarmament and Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, to be launched in 2009, has been designed and submitted for accreditation.

To put into practice the idea, NPSGlobal will provide its experience and international contacts, to achieve a high academic quality on the future activities.

The Foundation is working on to make possible the participation of high level foreign visiting professors and experts in disarmament and nonproliferation.

 


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