Chronology

Russia President V.V. Putin signs the new revision of Russia’s National Security Concept.
17.01.2000
A U.S. B-52 bomber crashes in Spain with four thermonuclear bombs on board. Two of the bombs are damaged, resulting in the contamination of two hectares of soil.
17.01.1966
The Council of Ministers of the USSR makes the decision to assist socialist countries in research in the field of peaceful uses of atomic energy.
17.01.1955
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13.01.2022

On January 13, 1993, the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction was signed (also known as Chemical Weapons Convention, CWC). According to Art. I, States Parties are obliged not to develop, produce, or use chemical weapons, not to carry out military preparations for their use; to destroy all chemical weapons in their possession or abandoned by them on the territory of another State Party; destroy any facilities producing such weapons, and not use riot control chemicals as a weapon of war.

30.12.2021

On December 23, 2021, the expert seminar on the topic “30 Years of Russian Nuclear Succession” was held by PIR Center under the “Nuclear Nonproliferation & Russia” program. Experts from the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and the United States, including direct participants in the events, took the floor during the seminar.

29.12.2021

Since 2007, Albert Zulkharneev's career was intertwined with PIR Center. Here he went through all the steps of the career ladder – from intern and educational projects coordinator to director in 2015–2019. In 2019, Albert Zulkharneev went to work at the All-Russian Popular Front, where he was engaged in social projects. At the same time, Albert, as a true PIRovets, has not lost his strong connection with our team and, until November 2021, continued to contribute to PIR Center activities as Advisor to Director and PIR Center Advisory Board Member.

Official documents on disarmament, non-proliferation, and nuclear security education

UN Documents

United Nations study on disarmament and non-proliferation education57-th session of the UN General Assembly, New York, 30 August 2002

United Nations General Assemly Resolution 57/6057-th session of the UN General Assembly, New York, 30 December 2002

Action 22 of 2010 NPT Review Conference Final DocumentNPT Review Conference, New York, 2010

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First Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education59-th session of the UN General Assembly, 23 July 2004

Second Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education61-st session of the UN General Assembly, 20 July 2006

Third Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education63-rd session of the UN General Assembly, 21 July 2008

Fourth Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education65-th session of the UN General Assembly, 22 July 2010

Fifth Biennial Report of the Secretary-General on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Education67-th session of the UN General Assembly, 12 July 2012

Statements

Joint Statement on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education 2010NPT Review Conference, New York, 11 May 2010

Joint Statement on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Education 2013Second Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, 22 April - 3 May 2013

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