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The Agreement on Application of IAEA Safeguards between the DPRK and IAEA comes into force.
10.04.1992
The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction is opened for signing.
10.04.1972
The nuclear submarine USS Thresher is lost at sea. 129 perish.
10.04.1963

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03.04.2020

“In addition to obvious public health consequences, the epidemic of the novel coronavirus in Iran could affect the implementation of the IAEA safeguards agreements. In his article for the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Professor George M. Moore of the Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey warns: Iranian authorities may restrict the access of IAEA inspectors to the country under the pretext of combating the spread of infection. Although the IAEA assures that the inspections at nuclear facilities in Iran are carried out in full, the risks, according to Moore, are extremely high. In the absence of convincing information from the sites themselves, the international community (primarily Israel and the United States) will proceed from the most pessimistic scenarios for the development of the Iranian nuclear program” - this is the leitmotiv of the 521st issue of Yaderny Kontrol.

31.03.2020

On March 12, 2020, a workshop “50 Years after Ratification of the NPT by the Soviet Union and its Entry into Force: Lessons Learned and Prospects for Strengthening of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime” took place. The event was co-sponsored by the PIR Center and the Institute of Contemporary International Studies (ICIS) at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian MFA.

30.03.2020

The Anniversary XX PIR Center International School on Global Security 2020 extends applications deadline to April 13. The School will take place from 6 to 14 June in Zvenigorod, Moscow region.

Professional development at PIR Center

PIR Center, a leading Russian non-governmental organization in the sphere of international security, is now accepting applications for professional development programs.

The preparation of qualified specialists in the sphere of international security is a top priority forPIRCenter. Participants are involved in all research and educational activities of the Center and other leading analytical institutions inMoscow.

PIR Center is:

* A modern institute that is engaged in research, education, publishing, and consultative activities in the sphere of international security;
* Interesting and challenging work in a creative and energetic environment with experienced international relations specialists and young, ambitious colleagues;
* Active interaction with dozens of partners in Russia and abroad, including ministries and departments, international organizations, universities, and other research and educational centers and business structures.

Goals of the experience:

* Involvement of senior students in research activities in the sphere of international relations;
* Creation of a society of young specialists in the sphere of international relations who are able to actively participate in combating new security threats and promote national interests in the global arena.

Professional development at PIR Center includes:

Participation in PIR Center research activities and information projects and performing administrative duties, which are connected with research, publication, and informational projects of PIR Center

Minimum period of professional development at PIR Center: 5 weeks

Necessary qualifications:

* Interest in research in the sphere of international security;
* Education (at the levels 3, 4, or5 inone’s major) in the sphere of international security, regional studies, Eastern studies, journalism, modern history, and political science;
* Fluency in Russian and English languages (knowledge of other languages is welcomed);
* Thorough experience with a computer and office programs.

To submit an application the candidate should send the following documents to the Executive Director of PIR Center Albert Farkhatovich Zulkharneev:

* Detailed resume of the candidate in Russian with the desired length of the experience indicated (not less than 5 weeks);
* A recommendation letter from the head/deputy head of the organization which currently represents the candidate/ head of the department/ research supervisor;
* A list of the candidate’s publications and an electronic version of one of the publications on the list (or an active link, if the publication is available on the internet).

For all questions related to professional development at PIR Center, please contact the Project Coordinator Ekaterina Sizikova by phone at +7 (45) 987 19 15 or by e-mail at sizikova@pircenter.org

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