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Shaping the next generation of experts is the main goal of the education and training system on nonproliferation, created and supported by PIR Center...

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Sharon Squassoni

The recent PIR Center report, “Iran in the Regional and Global Perspective” offers a fresh twist on advice for negotiators as they continue to work on an agreement. As a compilation of articles by experts who met in Bangkok and Moscow in 2014 to explore the prerequisites of longer term solutions for...

The book “The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy” by David Hoffman is a true documentary thriller focusing on the most difficult period of the 20th century. The international situation at that time is described as teetering on the brink of a nuclear world ...

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Presentation for the briefing on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization within the framework of second meeting of the Study group on cybrsecurity under the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP). Bengaluru, India, October 12, 2012.

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization:Maintaini...

From an acronym coined by Goldman Sachs in 2001, BRIC first came into being in 2005 when Brazil, Russia, India and China decided to conduct consultations together at the level of senior officials. Today the ranks of the opponents and advocates of the BRICS as a part of the new world order have swell...

Key U.S. document on cyberspace adopted in May 2011

International Strategy for Cyberspace (full text)

We, the Heads of State and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met in Sanya, Hainan, China for the BRICS Leaders Meeting on 14 April 2011.

Sanya Declaration (full text)

Project of a global legal act regulating international cooperation in securing cyberspace. Elaborated in 2011 with leading participation of a Norwegian cyberlaw expert and ex-member of the UN Group of Governmental Experts Stein Schjolberg. Second edition.

Global Treaty on Cybersecurity and Cybercri...

One of the leading Russian IT experts and Chairman of the PIR Center Executive Board speculates on the history of Internet regulations and the current debate on domains and the role of ICANN. The author concludes that the issues of Internet governance and network address space become more and more p...

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