3:45-5:15 p.m., Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and other Energy Department officials present the Energy Department's annual budget. Energy Department, Large Auditorium, 1000 Independence Ave. SW, Washington. RSVP by 4:00 p.m., Jan. 27 to Diane Meck by email. Posted on the Energy Department website.
Rose Gottemoeller, Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, and Frank Rose, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, meet with Chinese officials as part of the U.S.-China Security Dialogue. Beijing.
Week of Feb. 2
P5+1 and Iran continue negotiations on an agreement on Iran's nuclear program at the deputies level. Geneva.
9:30-10:30 a.m., Michael Elliott, Deputy Director for Strategic Stability Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Chiefs of Staff, "The Nuclear Enterprise: Past and Future." Center for Strategic and International Studies, Second Floor Hess Room, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington. RSVP online.
7:00 p.m., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, screening of The Man Who Saved the World. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1090 Lincoln Hall, 702 S Wright St., Urbana, IL.
Rose Gottemoeller, Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, and Frank Rose, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, attend the sixth annual P5 conference. London. The nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference at the United Nations (April 27-May 22) is on the agenda.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel attends a NATO defense ministers meeting. Brussels.
Fourth anniversary of the entry into force of the New START Treaty. The treaty reduces the maximum number of deployed strategic nuclear weapons by the United States and Russia from 2,200 to 1,550 each.
Defense and Energy Departments submit to Congress an annual 10-year plan for the nuclear weapons stockpile, nuclear weapons complex, nuclear weapons delivery systems and nuclear weapons command and control system, "1043 report" (tentative) (Public Law 112-81, Sec. 1043, amended by Public Law 113-66, Sec. 1054).
9:00 a.m., Oral arguments on the appeal on behalf of the three Transform Now Plowshares protesters, Sister Megan Rice, Michael Walli and Greg Boertje-Obed, convicted of sabotage for the Aug. 28, 2012 break-in at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, TN. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Potter Stewart U.S. Courthouse, 100 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati.
Friends Committee on National Legislation (Quakers), Spring Lobby Weekend. Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington.
National Nuclear Security Administration submits to Congress a biannual report on the plan for stewardship, management and certification of warheads in the nuclear weapons stockpile (50 U.S. Code Sec. 2523).
Fifth anniversary of the signing of the New START Treaty by President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Prague. The treaty reduces the maximum number of deployed strategic nuclear weapons by the United States and Russia from 2,200 to 1,550 each.
Fifth anniversary of the U.S. Senate ratification of the New START treaty on a 71-26 vote. The treaty reduces the maximum number of deployed strategic nuclear weapons by the United States and Russia from 2,200 to 1,550 each.