Chronology

In Minsk Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzia, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine sign the "Agreement on Export Control over Raw Materials, Materials, Equipment, Technologies and Services Usable for Creation of Weapons of Mass Destruction".
26.06.1992
In Minsk Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzia, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine sign the "Agreement of the Basic Principles of Cooperation in the Field of Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy".
26.06.1992
The Ministry of Medium Machine Building, the lead entity to carry out work in the field of nuclear science and technology, is created.
26.06.1953

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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. 

08.05.2019

On May 2, more than 40 friends and partners of the PIR Center gathered at the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN. Among them were heads and high representatives of delegations participating in the third session of the Preparatory Committee of the NPT Review Conference, the world's largest experts in the field of non-proliferation, graduates of PIR Center programs working in New York, young scientists and master students of double degree in the field of non-proliferation.

30.04.2019

"Can it really be true that PIR Center is a quarter of a century old today? It would be a great occasion for a grand celebration, wouldn’t it. But I still cannot quite believe it.

When me and a tiny team of my associates were establishing PIR Center in the spring of 1994, working in a small room on the corner of Tverskaya Ulitsa and Strastny Boulevard overlooking the Pushkin statue in the very heart of Moscow, I could hardly imagine that this great institution would live long enough to see the new century and indeed the new millennium. If someone told me back at the time that it would mark its 25th anniversary in Moscow, Geneva and New York, or that greetings would be pouring in from all over the world to what is now a highly reputable international nongovernmental organization, I probably wouldn’t believe them. After all, how many fly-by-night NGOs have we all seen over the years – here today, gone tomorrow?," Vladimir Orlov, PIR Center Founder.

Summer School 2010 Agenda

June 20, Sunday

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

June 21, Monday

  • The Creation of New Russian Identity and Cooperation with Neighbor Countries
  • Russia's Policy Priorities and International Security
  • Contemporary Processes in Energy Sphere and International Political Relations
  • Round table: Economical modernization and  Foreign Policy Priorities of the Post-Soviet Countries
  • Round table “Russian foreign policy prioprities: values, culture, economy and policy”

June 22, Tuesday

  • Contemporary Challenges and Threats to Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime
  • Seminar on Readings
  • "Or is it New to Us to be at Odds with Europe?..” (Russian Relations with the European Countries and Regional Security)
  • Round table: “Security in Euro-Atlantic and Eurasia region – searching the consensus” 
  • Nuclear Tipping Point Film

June 23, Wednesday

  • Contemporary Challenges and Threats to WMD Nonproliferation Regime
  • The Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)
  • The International Cooperation in the Area of Nuclear Power Engineering
  • The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the Nonproliferation Regime. IAEA Safeguards
  • Nuclear Weapon States: Nuclear Programs, Military Doctrines, and Nonproliferation
  • Seminar-Debate “Will the world without nuclear weapons be a safer place?”

June 24, Thursday

  • The Resources of Russian-language Internet and new Russian Publications on International Relations
  • Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones
  • Seminar: New Challenges to Nonproliferation Regime 
  • The Resources of Russian-Language Internet and new Russian Publications on International Relations
  • Problems of Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation
  • Ballistic Missile defense, Missile Proliferation Threats and Strategic Balance

June 25, Friday (Moscow)

  • Conference “New START Signed, What's Next?”

June 26, Saturday

  • Security Problems in the Middle East Region
  • “Solving the Iranian “Nuclear” Problem
  • The North Korean Nuclear Program and Nonproliferation Problems in the Far East
  • Testing Upon Completion of the 1st Week

June 27, Sunday

  •  Excursion (State historical-literary reserve of Pushkin A.S.)

June 28, Monday

  • Armed Violence Trends and Forms (terrorism, conflicts)
  • Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime
  • New Strategic Concept of  NATO and Alliance Relationship to the Partners
  • Round table: Future of the Relationship Russia-NATO: Challenges and Possibilities

June 29, Tuesday 

  • New Challenges and Threats in the Foreign Russian Policy
  • Round table: Development of Science and International Security in 21st Century
  • International Scientific and Technical Cooperation and Challenges to Security of the 21st Century
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development of Post-Soviet Countries

June 30, Wednesday

  • National and International Mechanisms of Prevention of Illegal Conventional Arms Traffic
  • Round table: Post-Soviet States' Armed Forces – Transformation Results and Consequences for Eurasian Security
  • Human Trafficking Problems
  • Swiss Policy in the Sphere of Defense and Security: View from Neutral Europe
  • Meeting with Yuri P. Vyazemsky, Chair of the Department of World Literature and Culture, MGIMO 

July 1, Thursday

  • Internet, Information Technology and Global Security
  • Round table: Information Security
  • Seminar: Internet Management and International Security
  • Round table: The Former Soviet Union Demographic Processes and the Migration - Opportunities and Challenges
  • Diaspora in the Post-Soviet Space as a Factor in Security Policy

July 2, Friday

  • Training: New International Security Terms in Russian language (political translation questions)
  • Seminar-Debate: Do We Need European Security Treaty?
  • Testing Upon Completion of the 2nd Week
  • The Russian Foreign Policy Priorities: the Country Modernization and New World Order
  • Certificates Awarding / Photo
  • Reception on the Occasion of the Program Completion

July 3, Saturday

  • Participants' departure
  • Sight-seeing tour, Moscow: visit to the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Central Museum of Great Patriotic War of 1941 - 1945
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