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Entry into force of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism
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26.05.2022

Since its foundation, the P5 Process has been facing challenges along the way. The geopolitical context is one of the key sources of those challenges because relations among the five nuclear-weapon states (P5) – China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States – do not take place in a vacuum. Clearly, the current foreign and security policy context creates unprecedented obstacles for the format.

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New U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy: from the Peace Party to the War Party

During his presidential campaign, the current US President Joe Biden promised to announce that the sole purpose of US nuclear weapons is to deter a nuclear attack on the United States or its allies. However, recent news says that in the new Nuclear P...

A nuclear weapon is not a Chekhov's gun that will kill only one character in the play, but a weapon that will kill everyone (in Spanish)

In an Vladimir Orlov's interview, director of PIR Center, with Jorge Ferrer, a journalist of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo, the issues of the risks of using nuclear weapons against the background of the Ukrainian conflict are touched upon. We also ...

Application period for the Dual Degree M.A. Program in Nonproliferation Studies still open

The International Dual Degree M.A. Program “Global Security, Nuclear Policy and WMD Nonproliferation”, developed jointly by PIR Center, MGIMO University and Middlebury Institute for International Studies in Monterey, USA (MIIS), is still open to new ...
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06.07.2022

On June 25, 2022, at the XXI International School of the PIR Center for Global Security Problems in Zvenigorod, within the framework of the Maslin Fest, the First Charity Auction was held in support of the Education and Training Program of PIR Center, at which unique publications of the PIR Center from different years, books and magazines with autographs of the authors were raffled off. Among them: Security Indices for 2012, 2013, 2014, Scientific Notes authored by leading experts in the field of global security: Roland M. Timerbaev, Dmitry G. Evstafiev, Vadim B. Kozyulin, Dmitri V. Polikanov, Ivan A. Safranchuk.

05.07.2022

On June 18-26, 2022, the PIR Center hosted the 21st International School on Global Security Issues. The school was held in the city of Zvenigorod, Moscow region, a town rich in unique monuments of Russian spiritual culture and military glory. 21st International School on Global Security Issues was organized in partnership with the MGIMO of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation as part of the implementation of the joint project “Global Security, Strategic Stability and Arms Control” (implemented by the PIR Center and MGIMO as part of the Strategic Academic Leadership Program “Priority 2030”), as well as with grant support from the Presidential Grants Fund, the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund and the Russkiy Mir Foundation. 

PIR Center extends the contest for a scholarship covering part of the tuition fee for the dual degree program in nonproliferation studies until July 15 image
02.07.2022

PIR Center extends submission deadline for scholarship covering part of the tuition fee for the International Dual Degree M.A. Program Global Security, Nuclear Policy, and WMD Nonproliferation (developed jointly by MGIMO University, PIR Center and Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, USA, MIIS), until July 15, 2022.

 

02.07.2022

The creation of the P5 process is a positive step for the nonproliferation regime. For the first time in the history of the NPT, a permanent dialogue mechanism of official nuclear states on nonproliferation issues has been established. The goal of this research paper is to analyze the efforts of the nuclear five to ensure strategic stability. The relevance of the topic is dictated by the lack of specific multilateral mechanisms to maintain strategic stability.




 
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