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PSSI Annual Summer School 2013 has just finished

13.07.2013

PSSI 9th annual Summer School entitled "NATO' s Security Challenges" has just finished. As each year, it was a week full of lectures, informal conversations with distinguished Czech and international speakers and leisure time activities. For the first time, the course took place in military spa and recreation facility in Merin, Czech Republic. The list of our speakers this year included:

Roger W. Robinson, Jr., PSSI's Co-founer and Chairman

Jan Havranek, Director of the Policy Planning at the Czech MoD

Petr Lunak, Deputy Head, Engagements Section, NATO' s Public Diplomacy Division

Jiri Schneider, First Deputy Minister, Czech MFA

Kurt Volker, Executive Director of the McCain Institute and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO

Keir Giles, Conflict Studies Research Center, UK Defence Academy

Petr Pelz, Executive Director of PSSI and former Czech Ambassador to Afghanistan

Karel Klinovsky, Czech Armed Forces Academy

Vaclav Pecha, Former Civilian Head of the Czech Provincial Reconstruction Team in Logar and Executive Director of the Zaostreno.

Kenneth Geers, former U.S Representative to the Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn

Henry Plater-Zyberk, Senior Research Fellow at PSSI, former senior lecturer/analyst for the MoD of the United Kingdom

Vaclav Bartuska, Czech Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security

PSSI is launching a new project focusing on China

17.05.2018

PSSI is pleased to announce the launch of its newest project - Comparative Analysis of the  Approach Towards China: V4+ and One Belt One Road (OBOR). China's charm offensive across the Visegrad region and the Balkans has been unprecedented ... more »

PSSI to hold a public lecture on space security (May 18, 2018)

10.05.2018

PSSI and Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, in collaboration with the American Center, will hold a public lecture on space security.  Chief Strategy Officer of the European Space Agency (ESA) Kai-Uwe Schrogl ... more »

PSSI has launched a new project: "Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities"

07.05.2018

The project will seek to identify, analyze and publicize Russian, Chinese, Turkish, and Gulf State influence activities and sharp power in the Balkans. PSSI will specifically focus on malign foreign influence in five post-Yugoslav and not-EU ... more »

Dr. Martina Šmuclerová Joins PSSI

04.05.2018

PSSI is pleased to announce that Dr. Martina Šmuclerová, a former diplomat and international lawyer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, has joined the Institute as a Senior Fellow. Dr. Šmuclerová will ... more »

PSSI's Study Quoted in the Freedom House's Report On the State of Democracy in the Czech Republic

18.04.2018

Freedom House quoted our paper on Czech parliamentary elections in their Nations in Transit report. The Prague Security Studies Institute analyzed the way in which platforms disseminating disinformation referred to electoral campaign before ... more »

A Workshop on Youth Leadership Development Concluded the First Run of PSSI's Security Academy for Young Politicians

17.04.2018

The first run of PSSI's Security Academy for Young Politicians was concluded by a workshop on Youth Leadership Development organized in collaboration with National Democratic Institute - NDI. The workshop was led by Hannah Starman from Yes ... more »