Nuclear Policy and Security

National Security College | Professional course

Summary

NOT SCHEDULED FOR DELIVERY IN 2020

Contact us at epd.nsc@anu.edu.au to express interest or to discuss how we can tailor this program for your organisation.

This one-day program will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to nuclear policy, an overview of the basics of nuclear science and weapons, the global landscape of capabilities and doctrines, and persistent concerns about proliferation.

This course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to nuclear policy, an overview of the basics of nuclear science and weapons, the global landscape of capabilities and doctrines, and persistent concerns about proliferation. It covers the Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty, challenges relating to North Korea and Iran, as well as the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit and South Australia’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission.

You will consider the evolution of the role of nuclear weapons in security and foreign policy, Australia’s place in the international nuclear order, and the security dimensions of the debate around peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

• Get a comprehensive introduction to nuclear policy, the basics of nuclear science and weapons, and the global landscape of capabilities and doctrines;
• Be apprised on the latest nuclear proliferation issues, including the Nuclear Non- Proliferation Treaty, challenges relating to North Korea and Iran, as well as the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit and South Australia’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission;
• Explore the evolution of the role of nuclear weapons in security and foreign policy;
• Gain insights on Australia’s place in the international nuclear order, and the security dimensions of the debate around peaceful uses of nuclear energy; and
• Engage with Australia’s policy and academic leaders on nuclear policy, and establish valuable professional networks.

This course is suited to officers at all levels from all departments and agencies, as well as professionals, analysts and leaders in private sector on and non-government organisations, who may be specifically involved in nuclear policy issues or who would benefit from a practical understanding of this increasingly important set of issues.

“A fantastic introduction to nuclear policy, a field rich in history, complexity, and geopolitics with important implications for regional and global security.”

Enquiries

This program has not been scheduled for 2020 but will run if there is sufficient interest. Please email epd.nsc@anu.edu.au to register your interest.

Venue: 
National Security College, JG Crawford Building #132, Lennox Crossing, ANU
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