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Nuclear Security in the Black Sea Region

December 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

NUCLEAR SECURITY IN THE BLACK SEA REGION:The most high-profile nuclear smuggling cases since the breakup of the Soviet Union in December 1991 have occurred in the Black Sea region. Following 2014, the Ukrainian nuclear regulatory authority lost control over nuclear materials, installations, radioactive sources, as well as nuclear security infrastructure in Crimea. This seminar with experts from SIPRI and from the region will discuss: **steps to minimize new risks **ways to maintain the existing regional nuclear security regime **how to identify and mitigate nuclear and radiological security risks in contested spaces such as the one that has opened in eastern Ukraine **proposals to promote horizontal communication within the region to share lessons learned as country plans are tested through a systematic programme of national exercises. Speakers: **Vadym Ivko, Head of the International Technical Assistance unit, Administration of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine **Ian Anthony, Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, European Security Program **Vitaly Fedchenko, Senior Researcher of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute European Security Program **Sharon Squassoni, Research Professor, IISTP Sponsored by: Institute for International Science and Technology Policy   WHEN:  Tuesday, December 11  … 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm WHERE: Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 George Washington University 1957 “E” Street, NW Washington, DC FOR MORE INFORMATION: To RSVP: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1q4IpKzKZlPoERW_S0k-TUTzOGP4AfeOAgBwesjBDRCo/viewform?edit_requested=true https://elliott.gwu.edu/event-calendar?trumbaEmbed=view=event&eventid=130278984
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December 11, 2018
4:00 pm