Nuclear Threat Initiative

Founding Year: 2001

Staff: 62

Budget: $ 24.55 m

Ernest J. Moniz (Co-Chair & CEO)

Is a global security organization “focused on reducing nuclear and biological threats imperiling humanity.” It aims to build a “safer world through innovation, cooperation, and action.” The initiative “works to protect lives, the environment, and quality of life now and for future generations” and to “prevent catastrophic attacks with weapons of mass destruction and disruption (WMDD)—nuclear, biological, radiological, chemical, and cyber.”

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Nuclear Threat Initiative contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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