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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

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