The third Nuclear Security Summit starts in The Hague, Netherlands
UN Security Council adopted resolution 1747 on Iran expanding the list of sanctions imposed in December 2006
President F. De Klerk states that the Republic of South Africa had been developing and producing six nuclear weapon devices, however, it dismantled and eliminated them before joining the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
The signing of the Treaty on Open Skies in Helsinki.

International Security Index iSi




The School on International Security takes place on June 2 — 10, 2018 in Moscow region. The deadline for the submission of applications is April 16, 2018.


"The message of the President to the Federal Assembly became a call to the West, a warning and at the same time a call to return to dialogue as equals, if not on economic issues, at least on military issues", – PIR Center Emerging Technologies and Global Security Project Director Vadim Kozyulin.


"If the previous Nuclear Posture Review adopted under President Obama envisioned decreasing role of nuclear weapons and reduction of nuclear arsenals, the new one suggests that nuclear weapons are an essential tool for ensuring US security, and they should be used for a variety of purposes. The reduction of nuclear stockpiles under the NPT is not foreseen in this document. The Review also argues that the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty will not be ratified," – PIR Center’s Consultant Andrey Baklitskiy claims.

PIR Center Projects in 2018


1.  “Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation” Program

1.1 The Future of the NPT and Russia

1.2 Arms Control and Ways Towards Nuclear Disarmament 

1.3 Russian-American Dialogue on Global Security


1.4 Iranian Nuclear Program: Russia’s  Interests

1.5 Russia’s Role in the Process of Establishing the WMDFZ and Development of Peaceful Nuclear Energy in the Middle East

1.6 Global Development of Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Security

1.7 Strengthening Cyber Security and Information Security of Nuclear Facilities: Agenda for International Cooperation  


2. “Global Internet Governance and International Information Security” Program

2.1 Transforming Architecture of Global Internet Governance: The Role and Interests of Russian Internet Community

2.2 Digital Transformation and Information Security in Eurasia  

3. “Regional Security: Russian Tasks and Interests” Program

3.1 International Conference  «Russia and the World Facing New Dimensions of International Security»

3.2 Outer Space for Peace and Security 

3.3 Emerging Technologies and Global Security 

3.4 Information and Analytical Support of the International Military and Technical Cooperation


4. “Regional Security: Russia’s Tasks and Interests” Program

4.1 Toward a New European Security Agenda 

4.2 Prospects for Russia-ASEAN Cooperation in Strategic Areas

4.3 Asia Security

4.4 BRICS Potential for Global Peace and Security


5. Education and Training Program

5.1 International School on Global Security


5.2 International MA Program on WMD Nonproliferation

5.3 Internship Program

5.4 Nuclear Nonproliferation Textbook

5.5 PIR Center Alumni

5.6 Midweek Brainstorming Sessions

5.7 Cooperation with Universities

5.8 Training Center on International Information Security and Global Internet Governance


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6.1 International Security Index iSi / International Expert Group  

6.2 Security Index Journal

6.3 Yaderny Kontrol e-newsletter


6.4 The CyberPulse: E-Journal on Information Security and Global Internet Governance

6.5 Russia Confidential E-Newsletter

6.6 PIR Center Website:

6.7 PIR Press News


6.8 Dialogue with Mass Media on Foreign 

and Defence Policy, Global and Regional Security



7. Cooperation with Trialogue International Club and Centre russe d'études 



7.1 Trialogue International Club

7.2 Centre russe d'études politiques