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  • Affiliation : PIR Center
  • Affiliation : Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO).
  • Affiliation : Director, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Middlebury Institute of International Studies
  • Affiliation : Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nation, Head of the new United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office
  • Affiliation : Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Plenipotentiary Representative, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to FAO and other UN Agencies
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Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament: Ideas from Russia, Ideas for Russia 08.05.2012

 Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

(Donau-City Strasse 6, Andromeda Tower, Floor 13)

10.00-10.15

Opening remarks

  • Vladimir I. VORONKOV, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia's Permanent Representative at International Organizations, Vienna, Austria
  • Dr. Vladimir A. ORLOV, President, PIR Center, Member of the Russian Delegation to the First Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, Moscow, Russia
  • Elena K. SOKOVA, Executive Director, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP), Vienna, Austria

10.15-10.45

Panel discussion 1: ideas from Russia

  • Victor L. VASILIEV, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the UN Office and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Dr. Vladimir A. ORLOV, President, PIR Center, Member of the Russian Delegation to the First Preparatory Committee for the 2015 NPT Review Conference, Moscow, Russia
  • Albert F. ZULKHARNEEV, Director, Education and Training Program, PIR Center, Moscow, Russia

10.45-11.25

Panel discussion 2: ideas for Russia

  • Tibor TOTH, Executive Secretary, Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), Vienna, Austria
  • Ambassador Alexander KMENTT, Director for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, Vienna, Austria
  • Dr. William POTTER, Director, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and Sam Nunn and Richard Lugar Professor of Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA, USA
  • Tariq RAUF, Head of Verification and Security Policy, External Relations and Policy Coordination Office, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria

11.25-12.20

Q&A session and discussion

12.20-12.30

Closing remarks

 

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