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Sergey Batsanov

Russia

Director of the Geneva Office of Pugwash Conferences, Former Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament

Ambassador Batsanov is a senior practitioner and scholar in international security, arms limitation and non-proliferation.

He served as USSR then Russian Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament from 1989 to 1993, after having worked on arms control and disarmament issues in Moscow. He was also a senior member of the secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) from 1993 to 2004.

Ambassador Batsanov has been Director of the Geneva Office of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs since 2005.