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21.08.2019

Amb. Roland Timerbaev – a luminary in the field of nonproliferation, an undisputed authority, a great teacher and mentor – has passed away.


27.06.2019

“Autonomous systems are gradually displacing humans from the battlefield, and in many aspects, this can be a boon to the military, who are exposed to less risk. However, at the same time, humans transfer to artificial intelligence (AI) a part of their powers, and consequently a part of their responsibility. According to experts, neural networks will probably never learn to explain their decisions to humans. This can become a serious problem once AI is involved in such areas as intelligence, data analysis, communications and control, scenario development, and in the long run decision making.” – Director of PIR Center’s Emerging Technologies and Global Security Project Vadim Kozyulin.

12.05.2019

“The latest prepcom has two main opposite results: in two weeks it was not possible to reach consensus among the NPT members and agree on the text of recommendations for the 2020 Review Conference, but it was decided to appoint Argentinean diplomat Rafael Mariano Grossi as the Chair of the Review Conference – his formal appointment will take place at the end of 2019," Adlan Margoev, PIR Center “Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation” Program Director. 

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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