Nobuyasu Abe is an Associate with the Project on Managing the Atom. He was a senior fellow from 2018-2019. His areas of interest include nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation, and civilian use of nuclear energy. Abe is a former UN Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs and a former Commissioner of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission. He recently wrote on a Japanese perspective on the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty in Global Change, Peace & Security and on Japan’s dilemma over nuclear "No First Use" in the Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament. He earned his B.A. from Amherst College.

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