NEWS

The 3rd Panel on Peace and Security of Northeast Asia (PSNA) Workshop

Category : PSNA News

“Responsibility and Role of Nuclear Powers
in Promoting International Peace and Security”
The 3rd Panel on Peace and Security of Northeast Asia (PSNA) Workshop
Moscow, May 31- June 1, 2018

Sponsored by
Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University (RECNA)

Co-organized by RECNA in cooperation with
Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs,
Russian Pugwash Committee under the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Science (RAS),
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University),
Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO RAS)

Tentative Agenda (as of May 28, 2018)

May 30 (Wednesday) Arrival
• Participants are met at the airport and transfers provided to Korston Club Hotel
• Individual dinner at Korston Club Hotel provided by RECNA
(Italian Restaurant “EVOO”, ground floor)

 

May 31 (Thursday) Venue: Russian Academy of Sciences Presidium,
Leninsky 32a, 2nd floor, President’s Hall
• To enter Russian Academy of Sciences Presidium, all participants (non-Russian and Russian) need to show your passport.

 

9:15 Foreign participants meet at the Lobby of Korston Club Hotel
Transfer from Korston Club Hotel to the Venue
10:00-10:30
Welcome and Introduction: 
• Acad. Alexander Dynkin
(Full Member (Academician) of the RAS; Chairman of the Russian Pugwash Committee, member of the Pugwash Council; President of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the RAS; member of the RAS Presidium, Academician-Secretary of the Division of Global Problems and International Relations of the RAS(Russia))
• Dr. Susumu Shirabe
(Chair, PCU-Nagasaki Council, Japan; Executive Advisor to the President, Nagasaki University (Japan))
• Acad. Yuri Balega
(First Vice President, Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
• Dr. Paolo Cotta-Ramusino
(Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (Italy))
• Dr. Alexander I. Nikitin
(Director of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Security at MGIMO; Deputy Chairman of the Russian Pugwash Committee; Member of the Pugwash Council (Russia) )
10:30-11:30 Special Session:
 “Global Perspectives and Russia’s Foreign Policy”
[Chair] Acad. Alexander Dynkin
(Full Member (Academician) of the RAS; Chairman of the Russian Pugwash Committee, member of the Pugwash Council; President of the Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) of the RAS; member of the RAS Presidium, Academician-Secretary of the Division of Global Problems and International Relations of the RAS(Russia))
[Keynote Speech] Mr. Alexey Drobinin
(Deputy Director, Foreign Policy Planning Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia (Russia))
[Comment] Mr. Minister Kensuke Yoshida
(Minister, Embassy of Japan, Moscow, Russia (Japan))
– Group Photo –
11:30-12:00 Coffee Break
12:00-13:30 Session 1:
“Need for Changes in Nuclear Doctrines of Nuclear Weapons States”
[Chair] Dr. Paolo Cotta-Ramusino
(Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (Italy))
[Speakers]
• Lt.-Gen. (ret.) Evgeny Buzhinsky
(Head of Centre for Applied Political-Military Studies of Moscow State, University School of World politics; Head of the PIR-Center Executive Board (Russia))
• Gen. Zhenqiang Pan      [Abstract]
(Senior Advisor, China Reform Forum (China))
[Comment] Mr. Andrey Malyugin
(Senior Counsellor, Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia (Russia))
13:30-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:00 Session 2:
“Assessment of Prospects for Missile Defense in Pacific and European Areas”
[Chair] Gen. Zhenqiang Pan
(Senior Advisor, China Reform Forum (China))
[Speakers]
• Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Pavel Zolotarev
(Head of Research, of the Institute for US and Canadian Studies (ISKRAN RAS), Maj.-General (Ret.) (Russia))
• Dr. Frank von Hippel      [Abstract]      [Slide]
(Professor emeritus and Senior Research Physicist, Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University (USA))
• Dr. Viktor Mizin
(Leading Research Fellow, Department for Disarmament and Conflict Resolution Studies of the Center for International Security, IMEMO RAS (Russia))
• Dr. Jae-Jung Suh      [Abstract]      [Slide]
(Professor of International Christian University (Japan))
16:10-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:45 Session 3:
“Peace and Security for Northeast Asia. Confidence Building in Northeast Asia”
[Chair] Amb. Enkhsaikhan Jargalsaikhan
(Chairman of Blue Banner NGO (Mongolia))
[Speakers]
• Dr. Alexander Zhebin
(Head of the Center for Korean Studies of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies, RAS (Russia))
• Dr. Hiromichi Umebayashi      [Abstract]      [Slide]
(Visiting Professor, Former Director of RECNA (Japan))
• Amb. Gleb Ivashentsov
(Vice President of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), formerly: Ambassador of Russia to South Korea, 2005-09 (Russia))
• Dr. Leon Sigal      [Abstract]      [Additional document]
(Director, Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project Social Science Research Council (USA))
• Amb. Alexander Sadovnikov
(Senior Scientific Fellow of the Center for Global Problems, MGIMO University; formerly: Ambassador of Russia to the Islamic Republic of Iran (Russia))
• Dr. Tatyana Parkhalina
(Deputy Director for Science of the Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences (INION RAS); member of the Russian Pugwash Committee (Russia))
• Dr. Chung-in Moon      [Abstract]
(Co-convener, APLN; Distinguished University Professor, Yonsei University (ROK))
[Comment]
• Dr. Seiji Endo
(Professor, International Politics, Faculty of Law, Seikei University (Japan))
• Dr. Jae-Jung Suh
(Professor of International Christian University (Japan))
19:00 Transfer from Russian Academy of Sciences Presidium to the hotel
20:00 Group Dinner at Korston Club Hotel
(EXTRA Panoramic Lounge, 22nd floor)

 

June 1 (Friday) Venues: IMEMO RAS (Profsoyuznaya, 23) before lunch
MGIMO University (Vernadskogo, 76) after lunch

 

9:30-10:00 Transfer from Korston Club Hotel to the Venue (IMEMO RAS)
10:00-11:30 Session 4:
“Towards the NPT 2020 Conference and the implications of the Nuclear Weapon Prohibition Treaty”
[Chair] Dr. Michael Hamel-Green
(Emeritus Professor, College of Arts and Education Victoria University (Australia))
[Speakers]
• Dr. Paolo Cotta-Ramusino      [Abstract]
Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (Italy)
• Acad. Vladimir Baranovsky
(Full Member (Academician) of the RAS, Head of Research, Center for Situational Analysis, IMEMO RAS; member of the Russian Pugwash Committee (Russia))
• Amb. Serguei Batsanov
(Ambassador (ret.), Director of the Geneva Office of International Pugwash, member of the Pugwash Council, member of the Pugwash CBW Steering Committee; member of the Russian Pugwash Committee (Russia/Switzerland))
• Dr. Masao Tomonaga      [Abstract]
Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Scien
(Honorary Director, Japanese Red Cross Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Hospital (Japan))
• Dr. Fumihiko Yoshida      [Abstract]      [Slide]
(Vice Director, RECNA (Japan))
[Comment]
• Ms. Elena Vodopolova
(Second Secretary, Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia (Russia))
• Ms. Nadezhda Obukhova
(Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control, Russian MFA (Russia))
11:30-12:30 Session 5:
“Nuclear Security and Safety Challenges“
[Chair] Dr. Fumihiko Yoshida
(Vice Director, RECNA (Japan))
[Speakers]
• Dr. Tatsujiro Suzuki      [Abstract]      [Slide]
(Member of the Pugwash Council; Director, RECNA (Japan))
• Dr. Sergey Oznobishchev
(Head of Section, Center for International Security, IMEMO RAS (Russia))
• Dr. Peter Hayes      [Abstract]      [Slide]
(Executive Director, Nautilus Institute (Australia))
[Comment] Mr. Adlan Margoev
(“Russia and Nuclear Nonproliferation” Program Director, PIR Center (Russia))
12:30-13:00 Concluding Session
[Chair] Dr. Michael Hamel-Green
(Emeritus Professor, College of Arts and Education Victoria University Melbourne (Australia))
13:00 Transfer from IMEMO RAS to Korston Club Hotel
13:30 Lunch at Korston Club Hotel
(Italian Restaurant “EVOO”, ground floor)
※Working Lunch meeting for PSNA Panel members at “EVOO.”
14:30 Transfer from Korston Club Hotel to MGIMO-University
for delegates participating at Open Dialogue with Students and Press-Conference
Open for Media
15:00-16:30 Open Dialogue with Researchers and Experts of the MGIMO University, Room 423
[Chair] Dr. Alexander I. Nikitin
(Director of the Center for Euro-Atlantic Security at MGIMO; Deputy Chairman of the Russian Pugwash Committee; Member of the Pugwash Council (Russia))
[Host] Dr. Eugeny Kozhokin
(MGIMO Vice-Rector for Scientific Affairs (Russia))
Dr. Andrey Baykov
(MGIMO Vice-Rector for International and Masters Programs (Russia))
[Panelists]
• Dr. Frank von Hippel
(Professor emeritus and Senior Research Physicist, Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University (USA))
• Dr. Paolo Cotta-Ramusino
(Secretary General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (Italy))
• Dr. Leon Sigal
(Director, Northeast Asia Cooperative Security Project
Social Science Research Council (USA))
Open for Media
16:00-17:00 Press-Conference at MGIMO-University, Room 216
[Chair] Dr. Sergey Chugrov
(Editor-in-Chief, Polis. Political Studies journal; Professor, Department of International Journalism, MGIMO University (Russia))
• Dr. Michael Hamel-Green
(Emeritus Professor, College of Arts and Education Victoria University Melbourne (Australia))
• Dr. Hiromichi Umebayashi
(Visiting Professor, Former Director of RECNA (Japan))
• Dr. Tatsujiro Suzuki
(Member of the Pugwash Council; Director, RECNA (Japan))
20:00 Individual dinner at Korston Club Hotel provided by RECNA
(Italian Restaurant “EVOO”, ground floor)

 

June 2nd (Saturday) Departure
Transfers provided to the Airport

Written Speech to the 3rd PSNA Workshop by Choe Un Ju (Researcher, Institute for Disarmament and Peace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (DPRK))


Program (as of May 28, 2018) [PDF]   Participants List (as of May 28, 2018) [PDF]
Statement and Recommendations of the Co-Chairs [PDF]   Photo Gallery