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As the 9th Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference is scheduled to commence on April 27, 2015, the reality feeds mounting uncertainty about the longer-term trajectory on the Treaty’s implem

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11.03.2015

On March 10th of this year, at a regular meeting of the Joint Consultative Group (JCG) of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), A.Y. Mazur, the head of the Russian delegation, issued a statement that suspended the Russian Federation’s participation in the group’s meetings, effective March 11, 2015.  “Therefore, Russia is ending its actions in the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, announced in 2007, completely.”

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  • Expertise :
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Iranian nuclear program
    - Russian-US security relations
    - Foreign policy of the Russian Federation
    - Myanmar in international politics
    - International security policy of the Russian Federation
    - Russian-European security relations
    - Russian foreign policy and the Middle East (including the Gulf region)
    - Nuclear nonproliferation issues in the Middle East. The establishment of NWFZ in the Middle East.
    - BRICS's perspectives on peace and security
    - Assessment of best international practices on fighting corruption 
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    - International legal regulation in cybersecurity area
    - Social media
    - Cyber security
    - National and international cyber strategies
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    - Political and military aspects of international security
    - Nonproliferation of nuclear weapons
    - Military cooperation
    - Russia-NATO relations
    - START Treaty
    - Missile Defense
    - Military Use of the Outer Space
    - European security
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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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PIR Center at the 2015 NPT Review Conference

Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons takes place in New York from April 27 to May 22

Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective

To produce a study on this topic, PIR Center and the Strategic Studies Network have convened a working group with the participation of experts from the P5+1 states and Iran’s regional neighbors.

The latest issue of "CyberPulse" e-journal, January-February, 2015

Outcomes of the 52nd meeting of the ICANN in Singapore, analysis of current cyber arms race, news concerning the IT sector, upcoming IT industry conferences and events.

A new issue of the Security Index journal was published

Under the cover: nuclear energy and infrastructure, "Islamic State", information society, shale revolution, cybersecurity in ASEAN and much more

“Global Security on the BRICS Agenda for 2015: from Fortaleza to Ufa”

The Conference was organized by the Center for Global Issues and International Organizations at the Russian Diplomatic Academy (Head of the Center – Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov) in partnership with the National Committee on BRICS Research

Iranian Nuclear Program: Russia’s Interests

Talks between Tehran and P5+1 were extended till July 1, 2015. Follow our project to unrevel the story of Iranian nuclear issue

Events schedule

Date Event
22.05.2015 PIR Center delegation participates in 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 27.04 – 22.05.15, New York, USA
20.05.2015 PIR Center’s seminar “From Words to Actions: Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament from 2010 to 2015 and beyond”, New York, USA
04.05.2015 PIR Center’s Director Albert Zulkharneev speaks at the seminar «Action 22-Disarmament and Nonproliferation Education – a Tool for Advancement of the NPT», New York, USA
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29.04.2015

The new issue of Security Index journal offers several predictions for the development of international security. First of all, during the round table "Russia, challenges to its security and answers: expectations for 2014 and reality–2015"  Dmitry Trenin, Dmitry Evstafiev, Armen Oganesyan, Vadim Kozyulin and Andrei Suzdaltsev, someone a year ago, someone a little more – have given us their predictions about what threats and challenges Russia will face and how she will react to them. And now in the spring of 2015, they don't just look at their own predictions of that absolutely unpredictable year, but also offer their views in 2015.   

28.04.2015

“I am glad to greet you on the occasion of the opening of the Conference. The agenda of the meeting includes a range of issues related to the implementation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, which has been a cornerstone of the international security system for more than four decades, ensuring strategic parity and global stability. […] I hope that all the NPT States Parties will reiterate at the Conference their readiness to strictly fulfill their commitments under the Treaty. This will certainly represent an important factor in enhancing peace, security and stability on the entire planet”, – President of Russia, Vladimir Putin.

21.04.2015

“The solution to the Iranian nuclear issue should not be reached at the expense of these countries’ interests. The security concerns of Iran’s neighbors should be addressed, though not in the comprehensive agreement itself. Providing security assurances to the region could also result in a more positive attitude towards the nuclear deal with Iran. At the same time, international efforts should be aimed at making sure that no country in the Middle East is facing a military threat from its neighbors, rather than playing into the narrative of the states aspiring to regional hegemony or special status” – PIR Center and Strategic Studies Network report “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective”.




 
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