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PIR Center International School on Global Security, September 30 – October 8, 2014 08.10.2014

The fourteenth PIR Center International School on Global Security for Young Specialists took place on September 30 – October 8, 2014.

The PIR Center International School is a unique platform where young politicians, diplomats, military, civil servants, journalists, scholars, and students expand the scope of their professional knowledge and further their education.  The school is for those who aim to know more in order to work better.

Participants receive the most complete information on key events and tendencies in international security straight from the source, become familiar with the details of new challenges and threats, and examine the particular qualities of the approaches taken by Russia, other countries, and international organizations to solve regional and global problems.

Topic for the 2014 International School – “Global challenges and security in the Commonwealth of Independent States”

Key topics for the 2014 International School:

* Security of CIS countries and the situation in neighboring regions (Near and Middle East, Afghanistan, Europe, Asia-Pacific Region);

* Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons – on the road to the 2015 NPT Review Conference; * Prospects for international military and military-technical cooperation in a new international context;

* Pressing issues of arms control – stability of modern regimes and the search for new forms of cooperation (START, ABM, Missile Technology Control Regime, conventional arms control, new military technology, questions of multilateral mechanisms for disarmament);

* Cyberspace and the Internet: a new dimension of international politics and global security;

* Global Internet governance – approaches to the regulation of a new space;

* Countering cybercrime – national and international mechanisms;

* Dynamics of and perspectives for Russian foreign and defense policy

* The global economy and international security.

For all questions related to the organization of the School, please contact Projects Coordinator Ekaterina Sizikova by phone at +7 (495) 987-1915, fax +7 (495) 987-1914, or e-mail sizikova at .