Nuclear Risk Reduction: Closing Pathways to Use

Reducing the risk of nuclear weapons has received renewed attention in a difficult geopolitical environment. This latest UNIDIR publication brings together a collection of expert viewpoints - inter alia by Deep Cuts Commissioner Ulrich Kühn - across a series of cross-cutting domains and geopolitical regions in which nuclear weapons feature. Each piece considers potential risk of use scenarios in those contexts, identifying risk drivers and underlying conditions, and presenting a series of concrete policy recommendations to address individual risk profiles. Part of UNIDIR’s ongoing research on nuclear risk reduction and following on from its recent publication “Nuclear Risk Reduction: A Framework for Analysis”, this study is intended to feed into the dialogue on taking forward risk reduction - and on the development of practical and feasible baskets of measures that can close pathways to use. Read more here