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On November 21, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted the 12th Meeting of Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN).

The participants of the meeting discussed the possibilities of building trust in relations between Russia and the West, issues of arms control and nuclear safety, as well as interaction between representatives of civil society in Russia, the EU, and the USA.

On November 21, 2019, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) hosted the 12th Meeting of Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN).

The participants of the meeting discussed the possibilities of building trust in relations between Russia and the West, issues of arms control and nuclear safety, as well as interaction between representatives of civil society in Russia, the EU, and the USA.

Young experts from Russia, the EU, the USA along with representatives of NGOs, think tanks, university and business community took part in the meeting.

Ivan Timofeev, RIAC Director of Programs, made a report at the session on different threat perceptions in Russia and the West and the possibilities for building trust between them.

Natalya Vyakhireva, RIAC Program Manager, spoke at the session on civil society dialogue between Russia, the EU and the US.

In 2014 European Leadership Network (ELN) for Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) non-profit organization, and Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) formed a younger generation expert working group to elaborate steps that can be taken to ensure Euro-Atlantic security. The group brings together young politicians and experts from Russia, CIS countries, the EU, Canada, and the United States.

In 2014–2019 the meetings were held in Sofia, Riga, Sarajevo, Brussels, Helsinki, Warsaw, Minsk, and Berlin.

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