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The agreement between the U.S. and the Russian Federation "Concerning the Safe Transportation, Storage and Destruction of Weapons and the Prevention of Weapons Proliferation" was extended for seven years
16.06.1999

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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.

25.04.2019

"Today a member of the PIR Center Executive Board, a member of the IMEMO (Institute of World Economy and International Relations) Directorate, Army General, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Hero of Russia Vyacheslav Trubnikov celebrates his 75th birthday. Vyacheslav Ivanovich, having reached the greatest heights of public service, you remained open to new ideas, plans and actions. We are happy to work with you for almost ten years! You are a source of soft, but mighty and attracting power, which is especially important in relations with the new generation of specialists – those who will construct a new world. Many well-known and beginning diplomats and military men, scientists and journalists throughout Eurasia are grateful for your inspiration and support, for your wise and precise judgement. We wish you good health, optimism and high spirits! We look forward to new meetings with you! Keep it up!" – PIR Center Director Albert Zulkharneev. 

Summer School 2011 Agenda

June 19, Sunday

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

June 20, Monday

  • Common European Security and Cooperation – Looking for Consensus
  • The role of NATO in the modern security system
  • Contemporary Processes in Energy Sphere and International Political Relations
  • Round table. “Integration in the post-Soviet Space – First Lessons and Perspectives”
  • Russia's Policy Priorities and International Security
  • Seminar on Readings

June 21, Tuesday

  • International WMD Nonproliferation Regimes and the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)
  • Contemporary Challenges and Threats to Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime
  • Nuclear Weapon States: Nuclear Programs, Military Doctrines, and Nonproliferation
  • Nuclear Tipping Point Film
  • Seminar-Debate “Will the World without Nuclear Weapons be a Safer Place?”

June 22, Wednesday

  • The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the Nonproliferation Regime. IAEA Safeguards
  • International Security and New Fields of Strategic Studies
  • Missile Defense – Tasks, Possibilities, Perspectives
  • Information Technologies and New Trends in the Military Organization
  • Swiss Defense and Security Policy: View from the Neutral Europe
  • Nuclear Weapon-Free Zones

June 23, Thursday

  • International seminar “Nuclear Energy and the Development of the Nonproliferation Culture: Covering New Regions” 
  • Nuclear fuel cycle and nuclear security
  • International Export Control System
  • Novospassky Monastery. Excursion. Concert of the Monastery Choir

June 24, Friday

  • Nuclear Program of DPRK and the Eastern Asia Nonproliferation Problems
  • Nonproliferation and Security Problems in South Asia
  • Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)
  • CWC and BWC Realization Problems

June 25, Saturday

  • Solving the Iranian Nuclear Problem
  • Russia and the USA: from Deterrence towards New Approaches in the Relationships
  • Testing Upon Completion of the 1st Week
  • Military and Political Dimensions of the International Security
  • Middle East – Political Development Scenarios and the Impact on the Post-Soviet States

June 26, Sunday

  • Excursion to Zvenigorod and Alexander .Pushkin State Historical and Literature Museum in Zakharovo      

June 27, Monday

  • Russia-NATO Partnership – Political Reset and Practical Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Public image of NATO in Russia and perceptions of Russia in Allied countries
  • Stabilizing Afghanistan - a case study in pulling the cart together?
  • New Security Challenges: Common Threats or Competiting Agendas?

June 28, Tuesday

  • Global Trends in the Sphere of Conflicts and Other Forms of Armed Violence
  • Organized Crime and Armed Violence
  • Seminar CIS Security and Borders Problems (Afghanistan, Central Asia, Caucasus)
  • Russia – United States Relations and the International Security Issues

June 29, Wednesday

  • Internet, Information Technology and Global Security
  • Round table: CyberSecurity
  • Role playing game: Global Internet Governance Treaty
  • National and International Mechanisms of Prevention of Conventional Arms Illicit Traffic

June 30Thursday

  •  International Cooperation in Space (Star City) Excursion

July 1, Friday

  • Countering Illegal Income and Terrorism Funding
  • Role playing game: International Arms Trade Treaty
  • Testing Upon Completion of the 2nd Week
  • Certificates Awards / Photo
  • Reception on the Occasion of the Program Completion
  • Participants' Departure
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