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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. 

Presentations

 

Lecture topic

Lecturer

Date and time

International Nonproliferation Regimes and Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

Vladimir A. Orlov

Advisor, PIR Center

September 9 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 19:05

WMD Nonproliferation Regimes: Current Threats and Challenges

September 9 (Wednesday)

19.15 – 20.45

Lecture topic

Lecturer

Date and time

Preparing for Key Challenges to WMD Proliferation Regime in 2010s

Vladimir A. Orlov

Advisor, PIR Center

September, 16 (Wednesday)

17:35-19:05

Lecture topic

Lecturer

Date and time

Iranian Nuclear Problem

Vladimir A. Orlov

Advisor, PIR Center

September, 16 (Wednesday)

19:15-20:45

Lecture topic

Lecturer

 Date and time

Modern Arms Control Challenges

Nuclear Reductions and Missile Defence

Evgeny P. Buzhinskiy

Chairman of the Executive Board, PIR Center

 September, 23 (Wednesday)

17:35-19:05

19:15-20:45

 Lecture topic Lecturer 

 Date and time

Nuclear Weapon States: Nuclear Programs, Military Doctrines, and Nonproliferation

Ildar A. Akhtamzyan

Associate Professor, MGIMO

September, 30 (Wednesday)

17:35-19:05

 

Lecture topic Lecturer 

 Date and time

Introduction to cyber dimensions of nonproliferation, disarmament and nuclear security

Elena Chernenko, Head of the Foreign Desk of the Kommersant Daily. Member of the PIR Center’s Executive Board 

September, 30 (Wednesday)

19:15 – 20:45

Lecture topic  Lecturer  Date and time

Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones

Ildar A. Akhtamzyan

Associate Professor, MGIMO

October, 7 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 19:05

 Lecture topic Lecturer   Date and time

Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and other international organizations in the Nonproliferation Regime. IAEA Safeguards

Alexey Ubeev,

Member of the Advisory Board, PIR Center

October, 7 (Wednesday)

19:15 – 20:45

 

 Lecture topic Lecturer     Date and time
Nonproliferation and Security in South Asia

Vyacheslav Trubnikov, Member of the Executive Board, PIR Center

October, 14 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 19:05

Lecture topic  Lecturer    Date and time
Nuclear Energy Development and Nuclear Security

Alexey Ubeev,

Member of the Advisory Board, PIR Center 

October, 14 (Wednesday)

19:15 – 20:45 
 Lecture topic  Lecturer Date and time

Test

Debate «Will the World Be More Secure without Nuclear Weapons?»

Course summing up
Albert F. Zulkharneev
Director, PIR Center

October, 21 (Wednesday)

17:35 – 20:45 

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