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Amid the civil war in Syria and the general potential for conflict in the Middle East in 2013, questions are being asked as to the effectiveness of international peacekeeping in this day and age. Ther

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Chronology

The UN’s First International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy is held in Geneva.
20.08.1955
The State Defense Committee of the USSR issues a Directive to create a Special Committee chaired by L.P. Beria to work on "the use of the atomic energy of uranium" and "development of atomic bombs".
20.08.1945

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05.04.2014

Above all, Russia's aim is to ensure the role of intergovernmental mechanisms to oversight the management of the Internet’s “roots”. As a result, the NTIA announcement is in a strange way neither contrary to the official Russian position, nor unified with it, but somewhere in between. However, one point of criticism that could be heard now from Moscow to ICANN and the USG is that the oversight transition is belated and current actions are not decisive enough.

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  • Position : President, PIR Center; Editor-in-Chief, Security Index Journal
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Nuclear energy sector
    - Iranian nuclear program
    - Russian-US security relations
    - Russian foreign policy
    - Myanmar in international politics
    - BRICS
  • Position : Program Director, International Information Security and Global Internet Governance
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - International legal regulation in cybersecurity area
    - Social media
    - Cyber security
    - National and international cyber strategies
  • Position : Senior Vice President
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Expertise :
    - Political and military aspects of international security
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Military cooperation
    - Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - START Treaty
    - Missile Defense
    - Nuclear safety
    - Military Use of the Outer Space
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PIR Center President Vladimir Orlov took part in expert descussions among representatives of Russia, PRC, India and Brazil when the very cocept of the group was only being developed, and we have been closely fallowing the situation since. 

PIR Center analyses Russia's participation in BRICS formate and high-tech cooperation with its members (nuclear energy, informational technologies and use of outer space). PIR Center takes active part in drafting Russian strategy towards BRICS, our experts are members of National Committee on BRICS Research

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Shaping Russia's Agenda for BRICS

After the Fortaleza Summit BRICS leaders will meet in Ufa in 2015. PIR Center project is supposed to answer, what does BRICS mean for Russia and what does Russia mean for BRICS?

International School on Global Security - 2014

PIR Center opens applications for International School on global security

PIR Center's 20th anniversary

On April 30, 2014 we turned 20. It was a long and interesting journey and we are grateful to all of our friends and partners who walked it along with us.

PIR CENTER AND ECOSOC

PIR Center has been successfully consulting the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for 4 years already.

Disarmament, Nonproliferation, and Nuclear Security education

There has never been a greater need for education in the areas of disarmament and non-proliferation

Events schedule

Date Event
08.10.2014 PIR Center International School on Global Security, September 30 – October 8, 2014, Abramtsevo, Moscow Region
04.10.2014 PIR Center Alumni meeting
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PIR PRESS NEWS

19.08.2014

“EU states may be able to supply Ukraine by gas from the west. Alexei Miller, the CEO of Gazprom, only once said that if this happens his company would go to court. The fact he never repeated it again, indicate that the legal ground of say Slovakia, Hungary or Poland selling gas to Naftogaz most probably does not violate the contract between Gazprom and the gas companies of those Central European states. However, it is a problem that this will not cover the need of Ukraine as of late autumn or winter”, – Director of OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Pál Dunay

 
15.08.2014

International Security Index iSi as of August 1, 2014 reached 2758 points, which is 9 points lower than the previous month. Further decrease of Index iSi is associated with the sharp aggravation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the launch of the ground operation in the Gaza Strip by Tel Aviv, heavy fighting with radical militants in Iraq and Libya, the crisis in eastern Ukraine, where the Malaysian passenger plane was shot down amidst the fighting between the conflict sides.

 


 
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