Arms Control Essay Contest Seeks Your Innovative Ideas

A student works with a computer and a calculator during a pilot math class in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, February 2012. [AP File Photo]

About the Author: Grant Schneider serves in the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (AVC).

The State Department’s Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (AVC) is in the final stages of its Innovation in Arms Control Challenge, and we hope to announce the results soon. In the meantime, we aren’t slowing down. AVC has a new competition ready to go, and this time we will be engaging American and Russian citizens through the 2012-13 International Arms Control Essay Contest

We are looking for ideas from citizens of the United States and Russia to offer innovative ideas on how to reduce the risks posed by weapons of mass destruction… more »