The UN General Assembly adopts Resolution A/RES/53/77D on Mongolia's International Security and Nuclear-Weapon-Free Status.



On November 22, H.E. Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov took part in a meeting with the students of the International Dual-Degree MA Program Global Security, Nuclear Policy, and WMD Nonproliferation (MGIMO-MIIS-PIR Center) and PIR Center junior research fellows.


On November 18, PIR Center held the new Midweek Brainstorming session on the topic «Coalitions within the NPT Review Process: historical background and prospects of the X NPT Review Conference». Konstantin Larionov, student of the Dual Degree M.A. Program Global Security, Nuclear Policy, WMD Nonproliferation (MGIMO University, MIIS, and PIR Center) presented for further discussion his report prepared within the internship at PIR Center. 


"In youth, it is especially important to be attentive to yourself and your life. After all, it is at this time that the foundation, the framework of the entire future life of a person is laid. As one Dagestan proverb says, "The most valuable thing in life is a person." This saying has a very valuable meaning," Lyudmila Balandina, correspondent and editor of the first issues of the journal Yaderny Kontrol.

Assistant to the coordinator of the Education & Training Program

Vacancy code: E15 "Assistant to the coordinator of the Education & Training Program"

Program code: EDU

The volume and format of employment: In the state, or part-time, or at the GPA for 25% of the working time. Mixed remote-face-to-face format of work. Studying in Moscow is not an obstacle to applying for this vacancy.

Main duties:

• Participation in the implementation of the Education & Training Program of the PIR Center under the guidance of the Program coordinator.

• Providing organizational assistance to the Program coordinator.

• Providing information assistance to the Program Coordinator

• Maintaining a section on this Program on the website and on the organization's cloud server in Russian and English.

• Assistance to the Program coordinator in coordinating the issues of this Program with its consultants, interns, members of the Advisory Board.

• Participation in the organization and administrative support of educational events of the PIR Center (International School on Global Security Issues, internship programs, seminars, lecture courses and other educational, training, projects), as well as in events held in partnerships (in particular, Trialogue Club International);

• Virtual Office Management

• Participation in the preparation of reports

Requirements for the candidate:

1) Higher education (completed or incomplete) according to the profile of the Program.

2) Studying at a postgraduate or master's degree with the topic of a scientific dissertation on the profile of the Program is a plus.

3) Experience of scientific, or organizational, or informational work in the field of WMD nonproliferation or global security (at least 6 months)

4) The experience of previous work or internship in the PIR Center is a significant plus

5) The desire to work in an independent organization, a steady interest in the development of expertise in the field of global security and non-proliferation, public diplomacy in Russia

6) Knowledge of at least two foreign languages, including fluent oral and written English

7) Responsibility, efficiency, benevolence, stress tolerance, initiative, sociability

8) Performance of all work within the agreed time frame, punctuality

The application includes:

• Summary

• Motivation letter

• Recommendation (required if you do not belong to the PIR Community)

Start of work: from 05.10.2021

The application should be sent to the Program coordinator E. A. Karnaukhova by e-mail: no later than 27.09.2021. In the subject of the letter, you must specify the vacancy code and the program code.