International Security Advisory Board (ISAB)
The Secretary of State's International Security Advisory Board (formerly called the Arms Control and Nonproliferation Advisory Board (ACNAB)) provides the Department with independent insight and advice on all aspects of arms control, disarmament, international security, and related aspects of public diplomacy. The ISAB is sponsored and overseen by the Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security. The Board provides its recommendations directly to the Secretary of State. The Board currently has 17 members and is chartered to have up to 25. Board members are national security experts with scientific, military, diplomatic, and political backgrounds. The Board meets in a plenary session on a quarterly basis.
Updated: June 2, 2008
ISAB Report Released
The ISAB recently completed a report on Proliferation Implications of the Global Expansion of Civil Nuclear Power. [more]
An ISAB plenary meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 13, 2009. It will be a closed meeting. Please contact Ms. Kathryn S. Harris at ISAB@state.gov with any inquiries.