March 12, 2022: Changes to the ACONA Consortium

Higher School of Economics (HSE) and Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), which were institutional co-founders of the Arms Control Negotiation Academy in 2019, have suspended their membership within ACONA until jointly decided otherwise.


July 1, 2020: New Arms Control Negotiation Academy seeks to Re-imagine International Security

Six renowned academic institutions from the United States, Russia, and Europe join forces and welcome the inaugural cohort of the Arms Control Negotiation Academy (ACONA), a new, highly selective program that will train 16 emerging international security leaders in arms control history, technology, and negotiations with the goal to identify new pathways that can reduce tensions between great powers.

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