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The Opening Ceremony of Odessa Center for Nonproliferation took place on August 28

On August 28, 2015 the opening ceremony of Odessa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP) took place in the new building of Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University (ONU). Igor Koval, Rector of Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University, Lars van Dassen, Head of Office for International Relations, Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM in Swedish transcription), Polina Sinovets, Head of Odessa Center for Nonproliferation, Victor Glebov, Director of Institute of Social Sciences, Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University participated in the ceremony.

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Does Ukrainian crisis affect the NPT Regime?

On 28 August, 2015 Odessa Center for Nonproliferation will host the experts’ round-table on the current challenges to the Nonproliferation regime which will be held on Friday 28 August, 2015 at 11.00 in Odessa Center for Nonproliferation.

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VI Odessa Summer School on nonproliferation issues

The VI Odessa Summer School “Current Challenges for the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime: Disarmament, Nuclear Renaissance and the Conflict between Russia and Ukraine” is going on. The School jointly organized by the Institute of Social Sciences Odessa Mechnikov National University and Swedish Radiation Safety Authority provides high quality up-to-date professional training for the representatives from Georgia, Moldova, Poland and Ukraine.

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Project: Nuclear history of Ukraine

Odessa Mechnikov National University and Swedish Radiation Safety Authority launched the joint research project on the nuclear history of Ukraine. The main aim of this project is to prepare a comprehensive and in-depth research study of the nuclear history of Ukraine started from the beginning of the 20th century up to the present day. It is mostly focused at the role of Ukraine in the framework of the Soviet nuclear program, and also after gaining the state independence, when Ukraine passed the disarmament way and integrated in the global NPT structures.

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