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Protocols 1, 2 and 3 to the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty (the Treaty of Rarotonga) come into force for Great Britain.
19.09.1997
Tor, the U.S.’ first medium ranger missile, arrives in Great Britain.
19.09.1958

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21.08.2019

Amb. Roland Timerbaev – a luminary in the field of nonproliferation, an undisputed authority, a great teacher and mentor – has passed away.


27.06.2019

“Autonomous systems are gradually displacing humans from the battlefield, and in many aspects, this can be a boon to the military, who are exposed to less risk. However, at the same time, humans transfer to artificial intelligence (AI) a part of their powers, and consequently a part of their responsibility. According to experts, neural networks will probably never learn to explain their decisions to humans. This can become a serious problem once AI is involved in such areas as intelligence, data analysis, communications and control, scenario development, and in the long run decision making.” – Director of PIR Center’s Emerging Technologies and Global Security Project Vadim Kozyulin.

12.05.2019

“The latest prepcom has two main opposite results: in two weeks it was not possible to reach consensus among the NPT members and agree on the text of recommendations for the 2020 Review Conference, but it was decided to appoint Argentinean diplomat Rafael Mariano Grossi as the Chair of the Review Conference – his formal appointment will take place at the end of 2019," Adlan Margoev, PIR Center “Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation” Program Director. 

International Summer School on Global Security 2006

SS2006-FirstPage-1.jpgFrom July 9th to 15th  2006 PIR Center and the Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies conducted a Summer School on nonproliferation issues for experts from Russia and the CIS countries.

SS2006-FirstPage-2.jpgThe 2006 edition of Summer School it was attended by 25 young professionals representing nine CIS countries and 11 Russian cities as well as officials from the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision, the Federal Agency for Atomic Energy and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Belarus and Kyrgyzstan.

SS2006-FirstPage-3.jpgThe issues studied at the Summer School included following topics: the history and reasons behind creation of the nuclear nonproliferation regime, the role of international organizations and multilateral agencies in strengthening of the nonproliferation regime, chemical and biological weapons nonproliferation regimes track record, nuclear arms control, the new tendencies in nuclear doctrines, contemporary issues in the international nonproliferation regime, multilateral approaches to the nuclear fuel cycle, regional aspects of nonproliferation regime, international system of the export control for nonproliferation, WMD counter-terrorism, Global Partnership against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, etc.

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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