In this episode, we discuss...

  • Laura's entrance into the nuclear field

  • Discovering how to reduce weapons of mass destruction through cooperation

  • The history behind and challenges of implementing the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction

  • The evolution of nuclear threats and the modern approach to securing nuclear materials

  • Nuclear Threat Initiative and its impact 

  • Addressing the spent fuel pool in a facility outside Belgrade

  • How the Global Threat Initiative became a launchpad for addressing proliferation challenges

  • Laura's duties and accomplishments as an ambassador for the IAEA

  • Nuclear safety and security culture

  • Why bringing nuclear energy to a country can reduce the nuclear weapons risk 

  • The challenges we face today in the international nuclear community  

Former Ambassador, International Atomic Energy Agency

Laura Holgate

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