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11.03.2019

"After the leaders of the United States and the DPRK failed to reach a compromise on further steps for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in Hanoi, the parties sent each other signals that in case of a complete failure of the negotiation process, they will be ready to continue on the previous course. At the same time, Pyongyang did not immediately start preparations for a full-scale missile test, and Washington decided to limit the scope of its exercises with South Korea. This means that both capitals are set to continue negotiations and expect that the other side will become more сoncessive," Adlan MargoevDirector of the PIR Center “Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation” program. 

08.02.2019

“Vienna document is a good example of a politically binding agreement having a verification mechanism. This system works, however, as long as it is a multilateral arrangement reached within the framework of OSCE. Bilateral political documents concerning arms control function quite ineffectively”, – PIR Center Board Chairman Evgeny Buzhinskiy. 

21.01.2019

“During your tenure, you took an active part in the discussions of the Board, formulating concrete recommendations on a number of important issues. I applaud your important contribution to the work of the Board,” — Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary-General.


Summer School 2009 Agenda

Pokrovskoe (Moscow Region), June 28 - July 10, 2009

June 28, Sunday

Meeting in PIR Center, departure to Pokrovskoe. Registration. Distribution of Information Package Materials. Reception.

June 29, Monday

  • Project Russian World, the Creation of New Russian  Identity and Cooperation with Neighbor Countries
  • Russia's Policy Priorities in the Field of Security
  • Diaspora in Post-Soviet Space as a Factor of Security Policy
  • Language of International Relations in the Post-Soviet Space
  • Seminar on Readings

June 30, Tuesday

  • “Or is it New to us to be at odds with Europe?..” (Russian Relations with the European Countries and Regional Security)
  • Seminar: Security in Eurasia: Existing Structures and New Initiatives on Creating Multilateral Security Mechanisms in Eurasia
  • Swiss Policy in the Sphere of Defense and Security: View from neutral Europe
  • NATO 1949-2009: Change of Strategies
  • Round table: “NATO – Russia: Experience and Prospects of Cooperation”

July 1, Wednesday

  • Tendencies of Contemporary Armed Conflicts
  • The Five-day War in South Caucasus: Complex Analyses of the Situation
  • New Notions of International Security in Russian (the issues of political translation)
  • Seminar: Security in the Post-Soviet Space 
  • Internet, Information Technology and Contemporary International Relations

July 2, Thursday

  • Terrorism: Definition, Typology, Ideologies and Organizational Forms
  • Tendencies of Transnational Organized Crime and Drug-dealing Development
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development of the Post-Soviet Countries
  • International Security During Global Economic Crisis
  • Biotechnology and food supply security

July 3, Friday

  • Conference: Multilateral Approaches to Nuclear Disarmament: the Next Steps  

July 4, Saturday

  • Demographic Modernization and National Security
  • Migration Problems in the Post-Soviet Space
  • Security Problems in the Middle East Region
  • Testing

July 6,  Monday

  • The Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)
  • Contemporary Challenges and Threats to Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime
  • Problems of Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation
  • Nuclear Weapon States: Nuclear Programs, Military Doctrines, and Nonproliferation
  • The International Cooperation in the Area of Nuclear Power Engineering

July 7,  Tuesday

  • The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the Nonproliferation Regime. IAEA Safeguards   
  • Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones
  • The Resources of Russian-language Internet  and New Russian Publications on International Relations
  • Seminar: South Asia: Challenges to Nonproliferation Regime and Nuclear Security
  • The North Korean Nuclear Program and Nonproliferation Problems in the Far East

July 8, Wednessday

  • Prevention of Missile Proliferation Threat
  • The Global Partnership and Reducing the Nuclear Threat: Experience of Canada
  • Solving the Iranian “Nuclear” Problem
  • National and International Mechanisms of  Prevention of Illegal Conventional Arms Traffic
  • International Mechanisms of Prevention of Militarization of Outer Space

July 9, Thursday

  • Seminar 2010 NPT Review Conference
  • Testing
  • Russia and the Forming of New International Security Agenda

Graduation Certificates Awarding / Photography

Reception on the occasion of the program completion

July 10,  Friday

10.00 - Participant's departure

12.00-17.00 - sight-seeing tour, Moscow

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