The United States is hosting the Creating an Environment for Nuclear Disarmament Working Group (CEWG) kick-off plenary meeting, July 2–3, at the Department of State in Washington, DC.

Nonproliferation and disarmament experts representing more than 40 countries from all regions of the world have come together to share ideas on Creating an Environment for Nuclear Disarmament (CEND). Participants come from nuclear-weapon states and non-nuclear-weapon states, and include countries that are not Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. They will seek to identify ways to improve the international security environment in order to overcome obstacles to further progress on nuclear disarmament. Participants at this initial meeting will lay the groundwork for how to carry this important work forward.

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