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The Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism, PSI, and Global Partnership against Proliferation: Progress and Future Challenges

Vladimir Orlov

The GP will continue to be an active mechanism, and one with international influence. Its already accumulated experience is invaluable. However, it will require a transformation to keep up with the current needs and current and future challenges. PIR Center’s Study “The Prospects for International Cooperation in WMD Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security” (published in September 2013) addresses the issue of its potential transformation and proposes the following recommendations regarding the future development of the Global Partnership in the context of preparations for the Russia-chaired G8 Summit is Sochi in June 2014

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Presentation by Vladimir Orlov at Korea-United Nations Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Issues Jeju, R.O.C. 14-15 November 2013