nonproliferation nonproliferation  /nɑn prə ˌlɪ fə ˈreɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons)

Usage(s):

  1. I should add that the topic in question was nuclear nonproliferation.
  2. Existing nonproliferation controls should not be abandoned just because they have been less than 100% effective.
  3. India was one of the problemsa nuclear renegade whose policies threatened the entire nonproliferation regime and which had to be brought to its senses.

News

  • Press Releases: 2013 Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism Plenary Meeting Joint Co-Chair Statement

    2013 Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism Plenary Meeting Joint Co-Chair Statement Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation May 24, 2013 Partner nations and official observers in the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism (GICNT) gathered in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 24, 2013, for the GICNT Plenary Meeting. The GICNT has worked to strengthen global capacity to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: U.S. Department of State

Quotes

  1. "The major challenges of the 21st century - from climate change and nuclear nonproliferation to economic recovery - are challenges that touch both our nations; challenges that neither can solve by acting alone," Obama said.
    on Nov 18, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: 京报网

  2. "This legislation will strengthen our global nuclear nonproliferation efforts, protect the environment, create jobs, and assist India in meeting its growing energy needs in a responsible manner," Bush said.
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: President Bush Source: AFP

  3. Chinese President Hu Jintao and new Russian President Dmitry Medvedev say in a joint statement that the plan "does not help to maintain strategic balance and stability or strengthen international efforts to control nonproliferation."
    on May 23, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: Washington Post

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