PIR Center holds 16th International School on Global Security — 2016, September 24 – October 2


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PIR Center announces participants of the International School on Global Security 2016


MOSCOW, AUGUST 30, 2016. PIR PRESS - The results of the competitive selection of students for the International School on Global Security 2016 have been announced.

The Selection Committee of the PIR Center concluded its review of applications for the International School on Global Security, which will be held between September 24 - October 2, 2016 in Abramtsevo (Moscow region). The School invites 25 young professionals, citizens of Abkhazia, Armenia, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Syria, the United States, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

The School is organized by the PIR Center in corporation with the Center for Global Trends and International Organizations of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

The International School on Global Security is a unique platform to expand professional outlook and to enhance the experience of young diplomats, officers, academics, journalists, experts, and the best students - those who seek to know more to perform better.

For those who study Russia and the Russian language abroad it is a great opportunity for a deep immersion in the language, cultural and professional environment which is created by the leading Russian experts in the sphere of international relations.

Participants will obtain the most comprehensive information on the key cases and trends in the traditional areas of international security; examine the new challenges and threats in detail; review the peculiarities of Russia’s, other countries’, and international organizations’ approaches to address regional and global issues.

The program includes lectures, seminars, debates and creative meetings, participation in the international conference "Emerging Technologies and Global Security: An Agenda for the 21st Century". Also, thematic tours will be organized in which participants will learn about the treasures of Russian culture – Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius and the "Abramtsevo" estate.

The Selection Committee has reviewed a great number of applications in 2016. The documents were received from young diplomats, military officers, scientists, teachers and students from 11 cities of Russia and 15 other countries.

The School is organized with the support of "Russkiy Mir Foundation". The other partners of the School are: the “Trialogue” Club International, Centre russe d'études politiques, the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports of Switzerland, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, the International Committee of the Red Cross.

In 2013, CIS Council of Defence Ministers recommended the Ministers of Defence of the CIS member states to coordinate with the PIR Center in the field of education.

The following experts are invited to participate in the International School on Global Security 2016:

ALIMOV Alishokh, Department of International Military Cooperation, Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Tajikistan;

AL-KHATEEB Eiyas Farkhan (Syria), Institute of Sociology and Area Studies, Southern Federal University, Rostov-on-Don, Russia;

ATOYAN Vardan, "Noravank" Research and Educational Foundation, Yerevan, Armenia;

BALDRYAN Astghik, Department of Press, Information and Public Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia;

BARANNIKOVA Anastasia, Center for International Maritime Studies, Maritime State University named after admiral G.I. Nevelskoy, Vladivostok, Russia;

GUSSEINOV Kamran, Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin, Yekaterinburg, Russia;

DIAMOND Julia Lovisa, Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, Monterey, United States;

ERMAKOV Igor, Russian Embassy in Turkmenistan, Moscow, Russia;

ISRAILOV Alikhan, the Ministry of the Chechen Republic for Youth, Grozny, Russia;

KANI Daniyar, Department of Education and Science, the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana, Kazakhstan;

KIM Vladimir, First Asian Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia;

KOZINTSEV Alexander, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Moscow, Russia;

MALAKHOV Anton, Office of International Military Cooperation, Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia;

MINIYAZOV Arman, Council of young scientists and specialists of the National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kurchatov, Kazakhstan;

MIRZOEV Khusrav, Foreign Economic Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Tajikistan;

MISATYUK Elena, Sarov Physics and Technology Institute, National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI", Sarov, Russia;

MULKUBATOV Kalender, Foreign Policy Department of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Office, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan;

NIKHANOVA Dana, Bureau of Accounting and Control of Uranium JSC "NAC" Kazatomprom", Astana, Kazakhstan;

ORLANDO Roberto, The Italian Embassy in Russia, Italy;

PATARAYA Astanda, Council of Young Diplomats, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia, Sukhum, Abkhazia;

SATTAROV Rafael, University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Namangan, Uzbekistan;

SEVYAN Christina, Department of International Military Cooperation, Defence Policy Department, Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia;

SIKHARULIDZE Archil, Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia;

TOKAREV Alexey, the Institute of International Studies, MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia;

TULUPOV Dmitry, Faculty of International Relations, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

For all questions related to the School, please contact Project Coordinator Maxim Miroshnikov at +7 (499) 940-0983 or via email at [email protected].