XXIII PIR Center International School on Global Security is Open for Applications

March 25, 2024

MOSCOW. MARCH 25, 2024. PIR PRESS. «PIR Center International School on Global Security is the most professional platform, giving each participant the opportunity to improve their own competence on a wide range of current world politics, regional and global security issues», — Mr. Dastan Tokoldoshev, Research Fellow and Leading Expert at the Research Institute for Strategic Analysis and Forecasting of the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic; participant of the XXII PIR Center International School on Global Security (2023). 

PIR Center launches the application campaign for participation in the XXIII International School on Global Security for young professionals from Russia and foreign countries. The event will be held on June 22-30, 2024, in Zvenigorod, Moscow region. 

PIR Center International School on Global Security is an educational platform where young specialists in international relations domain from Russia and abroad have the opportunity to gain new knowledge and get acquainted with new partners, colleagues, and friends. This PIR Center educational project has been implemented since 2001. During these years, the School has proved to be a highly effective tool for updating knowledge on modern challenges and threats to global and regional security and ways to overcome them, for professional and career growth, as well as for establishing business relations to jointly implement international projects.

The curriculum of the School in 2024 will include lectures, seminars, trainings, business cases, debates, panel discussions, situational analyses, meetings with officials, etc.

The main thematic areas of the XXIII PIR Center International School on Global Security:

  • Three pillars of the nuclear nonproliferation regime; 
  • The role of the chemical and biological weapons in world politics; 
  • The problem of the breakdown of the arms control regime and the phenomenon of nuclear deterrence; 
  • Modern cyberthreats and tools to counter challenges in the information sphere; 
  • Open Source Intelligence (OSINT);
  • The impact of new technologies on regional and global security, warfare, and the development of states and societies; 
  • Trends in contemporary armed conflicts and peace processes; 
  • The phenomenon of hybrid wars and transnational security threats; 
  • Key actors of global and regional security and their peculiarities;
  • Many other things!

An important part of the School’s educational program in 2024 will be the Forum for studying the global security Youth and Instructors, which will be held on its site to coincide with the 30th anniversary of PIR Center, a Russian non-governmental organization in the field of nuclear nonproliferation, disarmament, and global security issues, founded in 1994.

Young specialists are invited to participate in the School, including diplomats, military officers, scholars, analysts, students, journalists, public figures, and representatives of international organizations. The School is open to participants from Russia and foreign states with a strong interest in global and regional security developments.

The working language of the School is Russian. Since some sessions may be held in English, participants should demonstrate advanced knowledge of Russian and English.

Please find more details on application requirements for participation in the XXIII PIR Center International School on Global Security here (In Russian).

The application deadline is April 30, 2024.

XXIII PIR Center International School on Global Security is organized with support from Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

You can read about XXII PIR Center International School on Global Security here

For all questions related to participation in the XXIII PIR Center International School on Global Security, please contact via e-mail edu@pircenter.org.

Key words: School 2024; Education; Nuclear Nonproliferation; Arms Control; Global Security

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