Past Event

Improving the Assessment of Proliferation Risk of Nuclear Fuel Cycles: A Workshop

Workshop
August 1, 2011 - August 2, 2011

Location: Keck Center of the National Academies
500 Fifth St. NW Washington DC 20001

This workshop seeks to identify key proliferation policy questions capable of being answered by a technical assessment of the host state proliferation risk posed by a given nuclear fuel cycle, and discuss the utility of these questions for informing international nonproliferation policy decisions

Workshop Summaries Resulting from this Event

Proliferation Risk in Nuclear Fuel Cycles: Workshop Summary (2012)

In recent years, there has been a worldwide resurgence in interest in nuclear energy -- and this expansion has spurred concerns about nuclear weapons proliferation. The concerns stem from that fact that fuel will be required for new power plants and that those plants will produce spent-fuel waste. As a result some nations may be interested in constructing nuclear fuel cycle facilities, particularly enrichment or reprocessing facilities. Metric... More >>