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27.09.2017

«It is absolutely necessary to reduce nuclear arms, because it will never be used. And it is not important how much, the crucial thing is to continue reducing on 500, 300, or 200, to keep the process going. I would also like to see our leaders saying that we need to move towards total ban, and all efforts along this way are welcomed — even without mentioning the Nuclear Ban Treaty — any activity in the spirit of the sixth article of the NPT is useful”, — Roland Timerbaev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, member of PIR Center Advisory Board.

21.06.2017

"It has been 15 years since the United Nations conducted a study on disarmament and nonproliferation education, as well as provided 34 recommendations on how to move it far ahead. A lot has been done in this field over this period; however, yet unresolved issues and new challenges suggest that new efforts and policies are by stake-holders all around the world are needed to make it safe and free of weapons of mass destruction", - Adlan Margoev, PIR Center Consultant, Maxim Miroshnikov, PIR Center Project Coordinator

17.02.2017

“Issues of innovative technologies, so called “frontier disputes”, are moving forward from the periphery to the center of attention of the UN Secretary-General. Definitely. I was going to say “slowly, but steadily”. However, it would be inaccurate, because the process goes at full drive. The bureaucratic machine of multilateral diplomacy simply cannot keep pace with this tendency”, — Dr. Vladimir A. Orlov, member of the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters, Special Advisor to the PIR Center.

18.01.2017

«The PIR Center and MGIMO have managed to collect some of the foremost experts in the field of nonproliferation from the Russian Federation. We had an opportunity to talk with these people one on one and ask our own personal questions, which is an opportunity I’d never thought I’d have. It has been incredible!» - Noa Mahew, student of the Dual Degree Program in Nonproliferation Studies.


30.08.2016

PIR Center announces results of the contest for participation in International School on Global Security – 2016.

19.07.2016

An education in the MGIMO and MIIS Dual Degree Master’s Program in Nonproliferation Studies is viable and accessible. The program is accepting applications until August 1. The universities involved and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) fund are providing scholarships that will cover the cost of the program for the best entrants. 

 

31.05.2016

Applications are open for the 16th International School on Global Security. The School takes place on September 24 — October 2, 2016 in Abramtsevo (Moscow region).


21.04.2016

“The round table with participation of the PIR Center experts was held at high professional level. Andrey Baklitskiy and Oleg Demidov in plain language elaborated on the sophisticated mechanisms forming base for the Internet and the nuclear weapons respectively, clarifying many details that were critical for understanding their operation and importance. I am glad that I had the opportunity to participate in this event and to discuss with the experts the most relevant phenomena of the modern world, such as the Internet and nuclear programs of Iran and DPRK”, — Andrei Chistyakov, student of the MGIMO School of International Relations.

28.03.2016

Breakthrough in Nonproliferation Education: MGIMO, Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey and PIR Center have created a Dual Degree Master’s Program in Nonproliferation Studies. Student enrollment has already begun.

09.11.2015

“The WMD and Nonproliferation class organized and delivered by PIR Center in partnership with the MGIMO University was and exceptional educational experience. The well-organized and rich course outline along with very educative and exclusive reading materials supplied made this course a very productive one. It was a magnificent and unique experience to receive lectures from some of the top experts in the field of non-proliferation” — Umut Aslan, student of “Governance and Global Affairs” M.A. in International Affairs at the MGIMO University. 

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