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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.

Training Course Agenda

March 16, Sunday

 

  • 12:00 – 24:00- Arrival of regional and foreign students of the Training Course to Moscow and check-in to the Hotel

 

March 17, Monday

 

  • 9.00 – 10.30 - Opening. Introduction of participants
  • 10.45 – 12.15 - Information and Communication Technologies: Embracing New Domain of International Relations and Security
  • 12.30– 14.00 - Cybersecurity in Russia: paradoxes of the strategy and questions for perspective
  • 14.0015.30 – Lunch
  • 15.30 – 17.00 - ICANN as a Global Internet Governance Stakeholder and the Multistakeholder Approach
  • 17.15 – 18.45 - Legal Regulation of Runet: What Happened in 2013 and What’s On Now?
  • 20.00 – 22.00 – Welcoming dinner

 

March 18, Tuesday

 

  • 9.30 – 11.00 - International Security in the Field of ICT Use: How Russia Contributes to Global Agenda Goals
  • 11.15 – 13.30 - Round table “Transformation of Global Internet Governance after Edward Snowden: Is It Possible to Find a balance Between Security and Users Rights?”
  • 13.30 – 14.30 – Lunch
  • 14.30 16.00 - Global Identification in the Internet: Challenges, Goals, Perspectives of Universal Approach Elaboration
  • 16.15 – 18.00 - Seminar on Readings
  • 18.30 – 20:00 - Dinner

 

 March 19, Wednesday

 

  • 09.00 – 10.30 - Information Security of Critical Infrastructure: Key Threats, Ways of Tackling Them and International Cooperation
  • 10.45 – 12.15 - Cyberwar and Cyber weapons: Entering the Future Conflict Domain
  • 12.30 – 14.00 - Cybercrime in Russia and Globally: Trends and Challenges
  • 14.00 – 15.00 – Lunch
  • 15.00 – 16.30 - Debates “Multistakeholder Approach vs Intergovernmental Regulation” - Introductive Lecture
  • 16.45 – 19.00 - Debates “Multistakeholder Approach vs Intergovernmental Regulation”
  • 19.30 – 22.00 - Awarding Certificates to Students, Dinner

 

 March 20, Thursday

 

  • 10.00 – 13.00 - Short excursion program (excursion to the Bunker-42 of Stalin)
  • 12.00 – 24.00 - Check-out of regional and foreign students of the Training Course from the Hotel and departure from Moscow

 

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