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300 grams of weapons plutonium, which arrived on a Moscow flight, are put under custody in Munich airport.
10.08.1994
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05.08.2022

PIR Center continues a new section "PIR Test". This project in the form of a game carries equally educational, research and analytical meaning. Users are given the opportunity to take the test - to answer one of the designated questions. Our today's PIR Test is dedicated to the international document that is considered to be the very first to become the forerunner of the modern arms control system.

01.08.2022

PIR Center is taking part in the 10th NPT Review Conference on August 1-26, 2022, where for almost a month at the UN headquarters in New York, delegations from 191 signatory countries of the NPT will discuss the implementation of this important agreement in the field of international security.

27.07.2022

This research paper attempts to place nuclear disarmament and arms control in the context of the sustainable development agenda. In particular, the paper examines the possibility of applying the experience and specific mechanisms of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol to create new incentives for nuclear arms control and disarmament. Considering the devastating environmental consequences of nuclear weapons use, the nuclear-weapon states should take responsibility for possessing nuclear weapons just as they took responsibility for carbon emissions.

27.07.2022

The 2022 Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, inherited from covid 2020 and repeatedly postponed due to the raging pandemic, opens in New York on August 1. Four weeks of work of the NPT member States delegations – what will it be: a breakthrough to a more reliable cementing of the Treaty? Beating around the bush and straining to demonstrate its own indispensability? Or a harsh disputes that will call into question both the value and the effectiveness of this document?

Reducing Nuclear Risks During Great Power Competition

 

On November 12 – December 9, 2020, the PIR Center, together with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS, USA), will conduct a series of seminars on the topic "Reducing Nuclear Risks During Great Power Competition".

The seminar will be attended by Russian and American experts in the field of strategic stability and international security. The seminar will be held with an emphasis on the prospects for Russian-American relations and dialogue in the field of strategic stability.

English is the working language of the seminar.

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

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