20th Anniversary of the Cooperative Monitoring Center

April 10, 2014

Dr. Rodney Wilson, Director, Nonproliferation and the Cooperative Monitoring Center, Sandia Laboratories

Dr. Douglas Shaw, Associate Dean for Planning, Research, and External Relations, Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

Established at Sandia National Laboratories in 1994, the Cooperative Monitoring Center (CMC) provides a venue in which experts on technology and policy from around the world can explore the use of shareable, unclassified technology and research to:
-Implement Confidence Building Measures
-Monitor compliance with treaties or other agreements.

As part of Sandia's Global Security Program, the CMC offers facilities, subject matter expertise, and partnerships that enable all stages of international technical cooperation. These include:
-Analyzing security issues and developing options for implementing solutions
-Training on methods, technologies, and procedures
-Testing and evaluating technical approaches, and,
-Implementing and operating technical measures.