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"Russia and nuclear nonproliferation agenda: towards the 2015 NPT review conference". 04.10.2014

Extended Meeting of the PIR Center Advisory Board and the Trialogue Club International


On October 4, 2014 PIR Center held the anniversary meeting of its Advisory Board on the topic "Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation Agenda: towards the 2015 NPT Review Conference." The conference was attended by senior Russian government officials, experts, representatives of relevant agencies and companies, foreign diplomats, participants and alumni of PIR Center training programs. During the three sessions of this meeting we discussed current state of the nonproliferation regime and the approaches of Russia to the problems of nonproliferation, arms control, and the uses of peaceful nuclear energy. Meeting was held in partnership with the Trialogue Club International.

 

Agenda of the meeting 

 

13.30 – 14.00

 
 

Registration

 

 14.00 – 14.10

 
 

Opening remarks

 

 

  • Vladimir A. ORLOV, Director, PIR Center

14.10 – 15.45

 
 

Panel discussion 1: Nonproliferation and arms control – evaluating the implementation of decisions of the 2010 Review Conference and the agenda for 2015

 Moderator: Evgeny P. BUZHINSKY, Chairman of the Executive Board, PIR Center

  • Vladimir A. ORLOV, Director, PIR Center (presentation in Russian)
  • Evgeny P. BUZHINSKY, Chairman of the Executive Board, PIR Center (text in Russian)
  • Tariq RAUF, Director, Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) (pdf presentation)
  • Evgeny V. MIASNIKOV, Director, Center for Arms Control, Energy and Environmental Studies (text in Russian)

 

15:45 – 16:00

 

Coffee break

 


16:00-17:30

 

Panel discussion 2 – Peaceful nuclear energy and nuclear security – prospects for international cooperation

 

 Moderator: Albert F. ZULKHARNEEV, Executive Director, PIR Center



17:30-17:45

 
 

Coffee break

 

17:45-19:00

 
 

Round table discussion – Role of independent expert centers and mass media in Russian foreign policy debate

 

17:45 – 19:00

Moderator: Elena V. CHERNENKO, Observer, Foreign Policy Department, Kommersant Publishing House

  • Vladimir A. ORLOV, Director, PIR Center 
  • Fedor A. LUKYANOV, Chairman, Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policy 
  • Yevgeny Y. SATANOVSKY, President, Institute for Middle East Studies

Transcript of the round table (in Russian)

19:00-22:00

 
 

Nonproliferation Awards ceremony and reception in honor of the 20th anniversary of PIR Center

 

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