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The globes of PIR Center are awarded to the Russian and foreign statesmen and community leaders, scholars, experts, journalists and philanthropists, that have significantly contributed to the strengthening of the nuclear nonproliferation regime, addr...

Experts

  • Position : Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
  • Affiliation : Russian Foreign Ministry
  • Affiliation : Member, International Advisory Board, International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastroph
  • Affiliation : Acad., Russian Academy of Sciences, Head, Center for International Security, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO)
  • Position : Second secretary
  • Affiliation : Permanent Mission of Russia to the International Organizations in Vienna
  • Affiliation : Special correspondent, Kommersant Publishing House; Co-Chair of the Trialogue Club International.
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PIR Center Nonproliferation Awards Announced

08.10.2014

MOSCOW, OCTOBER 8, 2014. PIR-PRESS – “I am very pleased that, as Head of the Center for International Security at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Chairman of the Nonproliferation program of Carnegie Moscow Center, I count with many years of fruitful cooperation with PIR Center. We will continue with our work, guided by our own understanding of the true interests of Russia and international security. I wish PIR Center great success in its research, and health and well-being to its staff. I sincerely thank you for awarding me with the prize”, ­– Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Alexei Arbatov.

The globes of PIR Center are awarded to the Russian and foreign statesmen and community leaders, scholars, experts, journalists and philanthropists, that have significantly contributed to the strengthening of the nuclear nonproliferation regime, addressing particular nonproliferation challenges, developing education and research activities in the nonproliferation realm. First globes were awarded in 2004 for PIR Center 10th anniversary. The second ceremony took place in 2009. 

We continued the tradition in 2014. On October 4, as a part of the celebrations of the PIR Center’s 20th anniversary, the Awarding ceremony took place. Eight laureates have been selected in five nominations:

For Strengthening the Nonproliferation Regime” Award:

  • Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sergey A. Ryabkov;
  • The Head of the Center for International Security at IMEMO RAS, the Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Alexei G. Arbatov;
  • SIPRI Arms Control and Non-proliferation Programme Director, Tariq Rauf.

“I am very pleased that, as Head of the Center for International Security at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Chairman of the Nonproliferation program of Carnegie Moscow Center, I count with many years of fruitful cooperation with PIR Center. We will continue with our work, guided by our own understanding of the true interests of Russia and international security. I wish PIR Center great success in its research, and health and well-being to its staff. I sincerely thank you for awarding me with the prize”, – wrote Alexei Arbatov in his address to PIR Center.

For Professional Coverage of the Issues of Nonproliferation, Regional and Global Security” Award:  

  • Kommersant Publishing house Foreign Observer, Elena V. Chernenko;
  • Washington Post Correspondent, Joby Warrick.

For Educating the New Generation in the Area of Nonproliferation” Award:

  • Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP)

For Continuing Support to Nonproliferation Research, Education and Publishing” Award:

  • TENEX First Deputy Director, Valery N. Govorukhin.

The New Talents in Nonproliferation” Award:

  • Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the International Organizations in Vienna Second Secretary, Roman A. Ustinov.

In his letter to PIR Center's Director Vladimir Orlov, Mr. Ustinov wrote: “I am very touched by the fact that I am awarded with famous PIR Globe. I thank all the PIR Center staff and you personally for choosing me. It is an honor, high responsibility, and most importantly, a guiding line for the future. No more time to rest - I will have to raise the bar even higher so as to one day match the high standards that have been set by PIR Center over the last 20 years”.

For additional information about the activities of the PIR Center please contact the Information Program Director, Andrey Baklitskiy by email at baklitsky at pircenter.org, tel. +7 (495) 987 19 15, fax +7 (495) 987 19 14.

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