PREVENTING WEAK LINKS IN NUCLEAR SECURITY: A STRATEGY FOR SOFT AND HARD GOVERNANCE

Nuclear Security Governance Experts Groups (NSGEG)

Cover from NSGEG Report 2014

The Nuclear ­Security Summit process offers a unique opportunity for world leaders to improve the global nuclear security governance architecture.

The first two summits in 2010 and 2012 succeeded in expediting the removal of dangerous nuclear materials and strengthening national legislation, but the process has yet to address many of the crucial governance challenges that allow weak links in the international system to exist and persist.

The third summit in The Hague next week provides leaders the chance to craft a sustainable legacy of nuclear security improvement, robustness, and adaptability.

The Nuclear Security Governance Experts Group (NSGEG), a diverse group of experts with nuclear sector experience, believes that world leaders should address five key security dimensions at the Hague summit and develop a strategic end-game for the 2016 meeting in the United States.

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