Notes from the Field: 10th NPT Review Conference through the Eyes of Russian Public Diplomacy

On August 1-26, 2022, the 10th NPT Review Conference was held in New York. PIR Center participated in this conference as a non-governmental organization with consultative status with ECOSOC (since 2010). This year, PIR Center became the only Russian NGO represented in person within the framework of the X NPT RevCon.

The delegation of PIR Center included Elena Karnaukhova, Deputy Director-Education and Training Program Director, Alexandra Zubenko, Assistant to Program Director Global and Regional Security: New Ideas for Russia Program, Junior Research Fellow Nuclear Nonproliferation and Russia Program, Alexey Yurk, Junior Research Fellow Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation Program, Sofya Shestakova, a member of PIR Alumni Community. Vladimir Orlov, founding director of PIR Center, took part at the X NPT RevCon as an adviser to the official Russian delegation.

Even though the final document could not be adopted due to a lack of consensus, the entire Conference was accompanied by active discussions and exchanges of views. On the sidelines of the conference in New York, the PIR Center delegation participating in the NPT RevCon 2022 managed to speak with many experts and representatives of official delegations. We will not be able to publish some of these conversations in the public domain, but we are happy to share with our readers some of the results of such conversations to capture the atmosphere from the margins of the 10th NPT Review Conference.

Here, we have collected all the materials, articles, interviews and news on the 10th NPT Review Conference.