Dr. Rosa Otunbayeva, past president of the Kyrgyz Republic, shared with Monterey Institute students her experiences leading the first peaceful transition from an authoritarian state to a parliamentary democracy in Central Asia.
The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $2 million challenge grant to the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Monterey Institute in support of CNS’s global nuclear governance initiatives through the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation.
Professor Avner Cohen and his project co-director have been awarded a six-figure grant by the U.S. Institute for Peace to complete innovative research on the role of norms in global decision-making about nonproliferation issues.
National events once again drew media attention to the Monterey Institute’s unique international expertise, this time generating interest in interviewing both faculty members and a student with a particularly timely thesis proposal.
Monterey Institute student Lovely Umayam was awarded the $5,000 first prize in the Innovation in Arms Control Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Department of State for her online education platform bombshelltoe.com.
The Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP) is hosting a timely conference focusing on the connections between terrorism and international criminal cartels at the Monterey Institute on February 22.