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Additional Protocol I to the Tlatelolco Treaty comes into force for France.
24.08.1992
The first thermonuclear bomb test is conducted in France.
24.08.1968

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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. 

Summer School 2009 Agenda

Pokrovskoe (Moscow Region), June 28 - July 10, 2009

June 28, Sunday

Meeting in PIR Center, departure to Pokrovskoe. Registration. Distribution of Information Package Materials. Reception.

June 29, Monday

  • Project Russian World, the Creation of New Russian  Identity and Cooperation with Neighbor Countries
  • Russia's Policy Priorities in the Field of Security
  • Diaspora in Post-Soviet Space as a Factor of Security Policy
  • Language of International Relations in the Post-Soviet Space
  • Seminar on Readings

June 30, Tuesday

  • “Or is it New to us to be at odds with Europe?..” (Russian Relations with the European Countries and Regional Security)
  • Seminar: Security in Eurasia: Existing Structures and New Initiatives on Creating Multilateral Security Mechanisms in Eurasia
  • Swiss Policy in the Sphere of Defense and Security: View from neutral Europe
  • NATO 1949-2009: Change of Strategies
  • Round table: “NATO – Russia: Experience and Prospects of Cooperation”

July 1, Wednesday

  • Tendencies of Contemporary Armed Conflicts
  • The Five-day War in South Caucasus: Complex Analyses of the Situation
  • New Notions of International Security in Russian (the issues of political translation)
  • Seminar: Security in the Post-Soviet Space 
  • Internet, Information Technology and Contemporary International Relations

July 2, Thursday

  • Terrorism: Definition, Typology, Ideologies and Organizational Forms
  • Tendencies of Transnational Organized Crime and Drug-dealing Development
  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development of the Post-Soviet Countries
  • International Security During Global Economic Crisis
  • Biotechnology and food supply security

July 3, Friday

  • Conference: Multilateral Approaches to Nuclear Disarmament: the Next Steps  

July 4, Saturday

  • Demographic Modernization and National Security
  • Migration Problems in the Post-Soviet Space
  • Security Problems in the Middle East Region
  • Testing

July 6,  Monday

  • The Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)
  • Contemporary Challenges and Threats to Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime
  • Problems of Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation
  • Nuclear Weapon States: Nuclear Programs, Military Doctrines, and Nonproliferation
  • The International Cooperation in the Area of Nuclear Power Engineering

July 7,  Tuesday

  • The Role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the Nonproliferation Regime. IAEA Safeguards   
  • Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones
  • The Resources of Russian-language Internet  and New Russian Publications on International Relations
  • Seminar: South Asia: Challenges to Nonproliferation Regime and Nuclear Security
  • The North Korean Nuclear Program and Nonproliferation Problems in the Far East

July 8, Wednessday

  • Prevention of Missile Proliferation Threat
  • The Global Partnership and Reducing the Nuclear Threat: Experience of Canada
  • Solving the Iranian “Nuclear” Problem
  • National and International Mechanisms of  Prevention of Illegal Conventional Arms Traffic
  • International Mechanisms of Prevention of Militarization of Outer Space

July 9, Thursday

  • Seminar 2010 NPT Review Conference
  • Testing
  • Russia and the Forming of New International Security Agenda

Graduation Certificates Awarding / Photography

Reception on the occasion of the program completion

July 10,  Friday

10.00 - Participant's departure

12.00-17.00 - sight-seeing tour, Moscow

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