“Sharing best practices in the field of critical infrastructure protection, including non-nuclear energy infrastructure is often limited because of special security regime at such objects, whereas elaboration of norms and standards of states’ conduct in information space is complicated due to the lack of trust among them. Despite some regional initiatives to strengthen international information security, the ongoing discussion on the necessity to elaborate norms in information space, a comprehensive cooperation mechanism is lacking, which should be taken into account given the peculiarities of ICT sphere,” – according to PIR Center intern Karina Markova.



"I have accumulated a critical mass of experience, which I would like to share with professors from other universities," – Natalya Tretyakova, lecturer at Tyumen State University.


"The course is defined by its high-level orientation to applied questions on disarmament, nonproliferation, and security. The course content is filled to the maximum with the most current information. I would also mention the all-around presentation of materials – a combination of visual aids and lectures. The discussions also had great meaning. The students and experts came across as true professionals in their fields,” – Ivan Zolotukhin, Director of the principle educational program “International Relations

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Name: Piskunova Natalia
City: Moscow, Russia
Affiliation: International Forum on Nuclear Insurance
Position: Project Manager
Biography :

Piskunova is an alumna of PIR’s Summer School 2011. She graduated from the Faculty of High-Tech Management and Economics at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI. Her academic interests include nuclear reactor safety, innovative reactors, economics of the nuclear fuel cycle, developments in the nuclear nonproliferation regime. She speaks Russian and English. Member of the PIR Center EKS Working Group on International Information Security and Global Internet Governance since 2012.