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  • Position : Program Director, Emerging Technologies and Global Security Program
  • Affiliation : PIR Center
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Emerging Technologies and Global Security

The project Emerging Technologies and Global Security is part of the PIR Center eponymous program and aimed at exploring the potential for cooperation in the use and regulation of new technologies, as well as the transformation of challenges to Russia's military and non-military security. It is aimed at finding solutions that might minimize potential threats by means of a broad discussion and adoption of an international regulation via multilateral dialogue and mutually beneficial cooperation.

 

As part of this project, PIR Center experts are working on the following topics:

  • Artificial intelligence and international security
  • Multilateral cooperation in regulating the use of artificial intelligence technologies
  • Application of AI technologies in the international sphere as a tool for solving security problems in diplomacy and other areas of public administration as well as in international organizations
  • International regulation of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems
  • International Humanitarian Law in the new technological realities.

PIR Center employees give lectures and an independent course on the topic "New Technologies and International Security" at MGIMO University.

PIR Center also engages Russian and foreign researchers from our Expert Council, graduates of our educational programs, and network associations with PIR Center participation in our projects.

PIR Center closely cooperates with MGIMO, the Russian Foreign Ministry, the Russian Diplomatic Academy, Russian and foreign research centers and universities in these and a number of other areas.

For questions regarding the project, please contact "Emerging Technologies and Global Security" Program Director Vadim Kozyulin by phone +7 (495) 987 19 15 or via e-mail [email protected].

Materials

Valdai

November 4, 2020

 

Despite its modern weapons and technology, mankind is still profoundly imperfect. Unfortunately, human evolution has proceeded not through intellectual and moral improvement, but through the search for ways to technically intervene in the system of thinking and motivation i...

Russian International Affairs Council

July 1, 2020

 

For Russia, the military developments and strategies of the United States recreate those challenges and threats that the USSR associated with President Ronald Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Adopted in 1984, the SDI programme involved...

MIT Technology Review

October 21, 2019

 

Last March, Chinese researchers announced an ingenious and potentially devastating attack against one of America’s most prized technological assets—a Tesla electric car.

The team, from the security lab of the Chinese tech giant Tencent, demonstrated several w...

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Documents

The Department of Defense on Feb. 12, 2018 released the "Summary of the 2018 Department of Defense Artificial Intelligence Strategy: Harnessing AI to Advance Our Security and Prosperity". The strategy outlines how DOD will leverage AI into the future.

Key tenets of the strategy:

  • accelerating the ad...
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