Kantor Viatcheslav

Viatcheslav Kantor

Viatcheslav Kantor

President of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe

PhD in Spacecraft Automatic Control Systems, Honorary Doctor of Tel Aviv University

Born on September 8, 1953, in Moscow. After graduating from the Moscow Aviation Institute in 1976 he was engaged in spacecraft engineering.

In 1993 took the helm at Acron agrochemical company. Under Mr. Kantor's supervision, Acron has become one of the world's leading fertilizer producers and distributors. The Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs have recognized Acron as 'Best Russian Enterprise' ten times.
Between 1996 and 2000, served as Economic Adviser to the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

Co-founder of the National Institute for Corporate Reform, a non-profit organisation uniting renowned politicians, business leaders and scholars to provide effective support for corporate reform in Russian industry.

In 2007, chaired the Organising Committee of the International Conference on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe that brought together nearly sixty most authoritative experts from 14 countries. The final Conference Declaration containing the essential steps to strengthen nuclear non-proliferation regime was circulated to heads of state throughout the world, UN Security Council and management bodies of the EU, CIS, NATO and other international organisations.

The same year Viatcheslav Kantor became president of the permanent Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe.

President of the Russian Jewish Congress (2005-2009), president of the European Jewish Congress (since 2007). Co-Chairman of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (since 2007).

Kantor was awarded the following Russian and foreign orders and medals: Order of Friendship (Russia, 1998), Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit (Poland, 2005), Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise (Ukraine, 2006), Order of Leopold (Belgium, 2009), Chevalier of the National Order of the Legion of Honour (France, 2012), the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Italy, 2013) and Grand Cross of the National Order For Merit (Romania, 2014), Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour (France, 2014).

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Luxembourg Forum Events Round Table of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe. Geneva, June 10-11, 2014

International Luxembourg Forum’s Supervisory Board Annual Meeting. Warsaw, December 10-11, 2013

Conference of the International Luxembourg Forum “Safe Tolerance Criteria for Nuclear Non-proliferation Regimes” (Montreux, May 21-22, 2013)

Joint Conference of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe and the Geneva Center for Security Policy (Geneva, September 11-12, 2012)

Anniversary Luxembourg Forum Conference. Berlin, June 4-5, 2012

International Luxembourg Forum Supervisory Council Meeting. Moscow, December 12-13, 2011

International Luxembourg Forum Conference. Stockholm, June 13-14, 2011

International Luxembourg Forum’s Supervisory Council Annual Meeting, December 8-9, 2010

International Luxembourg Forum Conference (Washington, September 20-21, 2010)

Workshop of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe (Vienna, April 8-9, 2010)

International Luxembourg Forum’s Supervisory Council Annual Meeting (Moscow, December 8-9, 2009)

Workshop of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe (Geneva, July 2, 2009).

International Luxembourg Forum’s Supervisory Council Annual Meeting, December 9, 2008

The Joint Seminar of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe and Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (Rome, June 12, 2008)

Forum Working Group Meeting (Moscow, April 14, 2008)

Presentation of the Luxembourg Forum Declaration (Moscow December 18, 2007)

The International Conference on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe (Luxembourg, May 24-25, 2007)

Luxembourg Forum Official Documents Final declaration of the International Luxembourg Forum Conference “Safe Tolerance Criteria for Nuclear Non-proliferation Regimes” (Montreux, May 21-22, 2013)

Final document of the Conference of the International Luxembourg Forum “Perspectives of Nuclear Proliferation and Disarmament” (Geneva, September, 11-12, 2012)

Declaration of the Fifth Anniversary Conference of the International Luxembourg Forum “Contemporary Problems of Nuclear Non-Proliferation” (Berlin, June 4-5, 2012)

Declaration of the Supervisory Board of the International Luxembourg Forum. December 8-9, 2010, Moscow

Final Document of the International Luxembourg Forum's Conference on Achievements and Prospects of Non-Proliferation and Disarmament in 2010. Washington, DC; September 20-21, 2010

Memorandum of the Workshop of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe, Vienna, April 8-9, 2010

Address by the Supervisory Board of the International Luxembourg Forum, Moscow, December 8-9, 2009

Final Document of the Workshop of the International Luxembourg Forum, Geneva, July 2, 2009

Statement By Viatcheslav Kantor, President of the International Luxembourg forum. Moscow, April 22, 2009

Luxembourg Forum Working Group Memorandum, Moscow, April 22, 2009

Statement by Viatcheslav Kantor, President of the International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe, regarding the upcoming Russia-U.S. Summit

Luxembourg Forum Rome Seminar Final Document

Luxembourg Forum Working Group Memorandum, Moscow, April 14, 2008

Address by the Supervisory Board of the International Luxembourg Forum to the Leaders of the Five Permanent Members of the UN Security Council

Luxembourg Conference Declaration

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Regulatory Documents on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Regulatory Documents on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmamament

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@ 2007 International Conference on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe (Luxembourg forum)