Solutions Series Roundtable: North Korea

On Thursday, June 22nd Partnership for a Secure America held an off-the-record roundtable dinner for alumni of the Congressional Partnership Program to discuss the growing North Korea crisis. The discussion focused on the current state of legislative activity seeking to address the crisis, and potential opportunities for collaboration on new approaches. Issue Background   2017 has […]

Strengthening the IAEA

On March 22, Partnership for a Secure America hosted an experts briefing on how the IAEA can enhance its activities in Nuclear Security and Technical Cooperation. Speakers included David Waller, Former Deputy Director General, IAEA and James Casterton, Former Director, International Safeguards Division, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. This off-the-record briefing focused on the findings of a recent […]

Bob Gallucci- North Korea

Amb. Robert Gallucci Discusses Managing North Korea

Ambassador Robert Gallucci attended an off-the-record dinner with alumi from the Congressional Partnership Program, where he discussed recent developments in North Korea’s nuclear weapon program and their global implications. Ambassador Robert Gallucci (ret.) Ambassador Gallucci served as Dean of the School of Foreign Service for 13 years until he left in July 2009, to become […]

Loose Nukes and Dirty Bombs- Next Steps for Nuclear Security

Featuring: Joan Rohlfing, President, Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Dan Lipman, Co-Chair of the Nuclear Industry Summit and Vice President, Supplier and International Programs, Nuclear Energy Institute Kelsey Davenport, Director of Nonproliferation Policy, Arms Control Association Moderated By: Ambassador Thomas Pickering, Chair, Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, and former Ambassador to the Russian […]

Iran Forum

The Iran Forum

July 23rd – The Iran Nuclear Deal: Pitfalls and Promises At this fifth event, panelists discussed the meaning of the agreement and explored what’s next for all parties. Speakers: Doyle McManus, Moderator – Washington Columnist, Los Angeles Times. Olli Heinonen – Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University; Former Deputy Director General and […]

CPP Dinner with Olli Heinonen, former IAEA Deputy Director General

With continuing concerns over nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea, the U.S. and international partners remain uncertain how to address threats – perceived and real – from these unpredictable nations. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) serves a critical role in this space, providing intelligence on these programs and expert assessments of technical capabilities. […]

At the Table: Perspectives on Iran Negotiations from Two Former U.S. Negotiators

FEB 7 – PUBLIC EVENT Nicholas Burns (Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, 2005-2008) and Robert Einhorn (Former State Department Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control, 2009-2013) EVENT COVERAGE FROM C-SPAN2 ARCHIVE WHEN: February 7, 2014. 11:00am – Noon WHERE: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building, Capitol Hill Western countries have long suspected […]

CPP Alumni Dinner w/ IAEA Deputy Director General Janice Dunn Lee

DEC 4 – In recent years, leading nations have begun to focus efforts on the global nuclear governance agenda. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is responsible for assisting in the development and practical application of atomic energy for peaceful purposes and serving as the international watchdog monitoring nuclear programs to warn of any changes […]