Activities and Events

Recent and upcoming nonproliferation activities, events, and announcements involving the CNS center, staff, and programs.
Updated: Apr 22, 2010

Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency Speaks to MIIS Nonproliferation Students

Ambassador Yukiya Amano talked with MIIS students on April 16, 2010 following his participation at the Nuclear Security Summit.

Ambassador Yukiya Amano, recently elected Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, visited the Monterey Institute on April 15-16, 2010 following his participation at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC. A former Diplomat-in-Residence at the Institute's Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), the Director General spoke to a large group of Monterey Institute students on Friday in a class conducted by Ms. Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova on nuclear proliferation trends and trigger events.


Read Director General Amano's Remarks

Read Director General Amano's prepared remarks to students [PDF]


Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, Ambassador Yukiya Amano, and Dr. William Potter.

Director General Amano first visited CNS in 1995 and also previously served with CNS Founding Director William Potter on the United Nations Experts Group on Disarmament and Nonproliferation Education. He has long emphasized the vital role of education in promoting disarmament, nonproliferation, and the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

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