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15.01.2021

The article analyzes the correlation between the regions impacted by the spread of COVID-19 and the territories of genetically modified organisms crops cultivation and consumption. The authors note that the highest mortality rates from COVID-19 can be observed in countries with a high level of genetically modified foods production and consumption, while the countries where it is prohibited hold low COVID-19 mortality rates. Based on the data analyzed, a hypothesis is put forward about the correlation between the global spread of COVID-19 and GM foods, along with the production and consumption of GMO crops.

11.01.2021

Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov met with students online.

30.12.2020

In November 2020, one of the "fathers of the Iranian nuclear program," academic physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in Iran. In response to the incident, Iran has accelerated the adoption of a law to increase the level of uranium enrichment. In an interview with intern at PIR Center Maria Bondareva, former Iranian Permanent Representative to the IAEA and other international organizations in Vienna Ali Asghar Soltanieh spoke about the consequences of the relevant events.

U.S.-Russia Dialogue on the NPT Review Process: Ideas from Next Generation

Third Meeting of the Track 2.5 Working Group 

Zoom video conference

 

On May 15, 2020, PIR Center and the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey will conduct a virtual seminar on the topic "U.S.-Russia Dialogue on the NPT Review Process: Ideas from Next Generation".

Senior nonproliferation experts, including former officials from the United States and Russia, tend to compare the current crisis in this field to the Cold War era, often in favor of the latter. As we approach the upcoming NPT Review Conference, it is especially valuable to examine the history of U.S.-Russian engagement on NPT issues over the last 50 years through a scholarly lens. We ask the younger generation to share the lessons they learned from studying this experience.

Working languages of the seminar is English.

You can find the program of the event here or use corresponding menu entry.

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