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Alexandr Vondra Appointed Foreign Minister

04.09.2006

Alexandr Vondra, PSSI International Advisory Board member, became Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

On Monday, September 4, 2006, Alexandr Vondra, PSSI International Advisory Board member and co-founder of the Program of Atlantic Security Studies, became the 5th Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Between 2004 and 2006, Sasha Vondra worked as the Managing Director in Dutko Worldwide, Professor of Euro-American relations at the New York University in Prague, and the President of the Czech Euro-Atlantic Council. In 2004, Mr. Vondra coordinated the second annual conference of PSSI's Program of Atlantic Security Studies, entitled "Energy and Security". He served as Foreign Policy Advisor to President Havel (1990-92), the Czech First Deputy Foreign Minister (1992-97), the Czech Ambassador to the U.S. (1997-2001) and Czech Government Commissioner for 2002 Prague NATO Summit. In 1989, he was the spokesman for Charter 77 and co-founder of the Civic Forum in Czechoslovakia.

PSSI launches a project on identification of instruments for the protection of the Czech Republic from the non-standard economic behavior of the Russian Federation

24.05.2017

The use of economic and financial instruments to achieve political goals is an important element of the foreign, defense and development policies of each state. The way in which this power is exercised externally or how it treats foreign investors, almost ... more »

PSSI Contributes to 2017 Space Security Index Working Group Meeting

03.05.2017

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, contributed to the 14th annual Space Security Index Working Group meeting hosted by McGill University in Montreal on May 2-3, 2017. The Space Security Index, a report seeking to assess ... more »

A third PSSI's roundtable on Russia’s influence activities in Warsaw

28.04.2017

PSSI, Centrum Polsko-Rosyjskiego Dialogu i Porozumienia and Centrum Stosunków Międzynarodowych co-organized a third closed-door roundtable, in Warsaw, that presented the progress made in two ongoing projects – “The ... more »

RMSSP students met with George Firth, a security expert and a former member of the British 22 SAS Regiment

26.04.2017

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, RMSSP students met with George Firth, a former member of the British 22 SAS Regiment. Mr. Firth has an extensive military and counterterrorism portfolio and delivered a lecture on Hostile Environment Awareness Training ... more »

Call for Applications: NATO Summer School 2017

12.04.2017

NATO SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 13th Annual PSSI Summer School, in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. “NATO in the Age of Hybrid Warfare“ July 9-15, 2017 (Měřín, ... more »

PSSI held a second roundtable on Russia’s influence activities in Budapest

06.04.2017

On April 5, PSSI and CEID co-organized a closed-door roundtable that presented preliminary findings from two ongoing projects – “The Development of Economic Relations Between V4 and Russia: Before and After Ukraine” and “Raising ... more »