Upcoming Events

The Asan Institute for Policy Studies will co-host the ‘Nuclear Knowledge Summit’ in cooperation with Clingendeal Netherlands Institute of International Relations and the Fissile Materials Working Group (FMWG) of the United States from March 21st to 22nd in Hague.

Under the overarching theme of “Towards Sustainable Nuclear Security”, Gary Samore (former White House Coordinator for WMD and Arms Control), Robert Gallucci (president of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation) and Han Sung-Joo (former Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea) will be among the 200 leading nuclear security experts and NGO participants to discuss the future of the international nuclear security regime.

The ‘Nuclear Knowledge Summit’ will be comprised of four panels that will cover the following topics: developments in sustainable nuclear security, nuclear security regime cohesion, regional approaches to nuclear security, information sharing and peer review, and advancements in the security of fissile material and radiological sources.

Date / Time: March 21-22, 2014
Place: Hague, Netherlands

To learn more about the NKS, please visit the official website at http://www.knowledgesummit.org/

The Asan Institute for Policy Studies established the Asan Nuclear Policy and Technology Center (ANPTC) following the success of the Asan Plenum titled “Our Nuclear Future.” To formulate innovative policy alternatives and facilitate networking among international nuclear experts, the Asan Institute has organized various activities such as the Asan Nuclear Forum and co-hosted conferences with the Nuclear Security Governance Experts Group (NSGEG).

※ Nuclear Knowledge Summit (NKS): The NKS is one of the official side events of the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague. The purpose of NKS is to support the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) process by expanding the discussions on topics related to the political agenda and facilitating the exchange of information and knowledge among nuclear security experts from all around the world.

– 2010 Washington Nuclear Security Summit Side Event: NGO Summit
– 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit Side Event: Nuclear Security Symposium