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



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.


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

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.



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.