Proliferation Security Initiative
Proliferation Security Initiative 10th Anniversary High Level Political Meeting: Launched in Krakow, Poland in May 2003, the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) is a global framework of states that commit to disrupt transfers of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), their delivery systems, and related items to and from states and non-state actors of proliferation concern. Not a formal organization, PSI states cooperate to prevent proliferation and strengthen national capacities for action. As of April 1, 2013, 102 states from all regions have endorsed these Principles and now participate in PSI.
Arms Trade Treaty
The Arms Trade Treaty is the name of a potential multilateral treaty that would regulate the international trade in conventional weapons. The U.S. worked closely with our international partners at the conference from March 18-28 on an Arms Trade Treaty that advances global security and respects national sovereignty and the legitimate arms trade. This treaty will be open for signature on June 3. More»
Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
The Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) took place in Geneva April 22-May 3 under the Eastern Group Chairmanship of Romanian Ambassador Coronel Feruta. It was the second meeting of the cycle that will culminate in the 2015 NPT Review Conference.” More»
-12/03/12 Remarks by the President at the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction Symposium; The National War College; Washington, DC