• In 2016 NTI Index, Nunn Warns of Slowing Progress

    At a time of escalating threats and as the final Nuclear Security Summit approaches, the NTI Nuclear Security Index finds that progress on reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear terrorism has slowed and major gaps remain in the global nuclear security system.

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  • Score Simulator: You Make the Priorities

    How can countries improve nuclear security? Where is the most work needed? Explore the Nuclear Security Index with our interactive country score simulator.

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  • Explore the NTI Index

    The NTI Index assesses nuclear security conditions in two areas: the potential theft of weapons-usable nuclear materials and, for the first time, the potential sabotage of nuclear facilities. See the theft results and interactive map.

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  • Sabotage: Facing the Threat

    For the first time, the 2016 NTI Index assesses nuclear security conditions related to the protection of nuclear facilities against acts of sabotage. This new “sabotage ranking” provides a first-time look at the security conditions in countries with less than one kilogram of or no weapons-usable nuclear materials but that have nuclear power plants or research reactors.

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  • Nuclear Security Summit 2016

    The Nuclear Security Summits have brought high-level attention to the threat of nuclear terrorism and have catalyzed actions by the 53 participating states to strengthen their own security and to work collectively to strengthen global security. However, the job of securing all weapons-usable nuclear materials and of building an effective global nuclear security system is far from finished.

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Securing weapons-usable nuclear materials is vital to preventing nuclear terrorism
Global nuclear security is only as strong as the weakest link in the chain. Today's threats are dynamic. The need for action is clear. The NTI Index helps spark international discussion about priorities to strengthen security and encourages governments to act.

2016 NTI Index

The 2016 NTI Index is a unique public assessment of global nuclear security conditions, prepared with the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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