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29.06.2020

PIR Center continues to publish policy papers, which were prepared for a joint seminar on reducing nuclear risks during great power competition, which was co-organized together with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). As it appears that such competition is already underway, we decided to release two policy memos originally prepared for the seminar under one cover “Strategic (In)Stability: Perspectives from the U.S.”. As discussed by the authors, there is some overlooked potential for constructive engagement between Russian and the United States with regards to arms control and emerging technologies.

22.06.2020

«Active involvement of the organizing partners, academic advisors, and instructors of the Dual Degree Master`s Program allows us to maintain a high level, dynamics, and quality of the educational process. Students of the program continue to show impressive results, and the recent master's thesis defense is a good confirmation of that», – Educational Program Director of PIR Center Yulia Sych.

19.06.2020

“The existing uncertainty regarding the US and Russian capabilities points to the following problem: lacking reliable information about each other’s arsenals would force both parties to prepare for the worst-case scenarios. Each would seek to ramp up its strategic arsenal, leading to a strategic arms race. In the case of the US, the situation is complicated by the fact that Washington is in the final phases of planning the structure of its nuclear forces for the next several decades”, - PIR Center experts on the scenarios should the US refuse to extend the New START Treaty.

International Summer School on Global Security 2007

ss2007-FirstPage-01.jpgThe 2007 edition of the Summer School was held between July 1st  and 14th  in the hotel complex Pokrovskoye. The event organized by the PIR Center was attended by young professionals from Russia and other CIS countries.

ss2007-FirstPage-2.jpgA wide range of participants included 25 young professionals from government agencies (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence etc.) regional universities, research institutions of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine took part in the summer school 2007. The overall number of received applications in 2007 exceeded 200 accounting for 13 countries.

ss2007-FirstPage-3.jpgMinistry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Canada, Ministry of Defense of Switzerland, U.S. Department of Energy, Carnegie Endowment, International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) and Centre for Nonproliferation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies were the co-organizers of the 2007 PIR Center Summer School.

For all questions concerning the International Summer School please contact PIR Center Education and Training Program Director Albert Zulkharneev by phone at +7 (495) 987 19 15 or e-mail zulkharneev@pircenter.org

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