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PSSI formed a partnership with Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute

05.04.2014

In June 2013, PSSI and the Canadian Defense & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI) formed a partnership to strengthen the respective international security studies Master’s Degree programs of both Charles University, sponsored by PSSI, and the University of Calgary’s Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, affiliated with CDFAI.
 
The PSSI-CDFAI partnership will facilitate the exchange of students between both universities and identify and execute opportunities for lectures and other gatherings involving Czech and Canadian students.  The exchange program will commence in the fall of 2014, and provide students with the opportunity for a minimum one-semester course of study.
 
Both PSSI and CDFAI will further engage with students by offering access to facilities, staff, lectures, conferences and workshops, in addition to incorporating them into our respective alumni networks. 
 
In addition to this new, joint-education platform, both Institutes intend to cooperate together on research projects pertaining to energy security, economic and financial statecraft, and other special projects related to security studies of mutual interest to both entities.  

PSSI's Second Briefing Paper in the Project Identification of Instruments for the Protection of the Czech Republic from the Non-standard Economic Behavior of the Russian Federation

19.07.2017

The second Briefing Paper of the project "Identification of Instruments for the Protection of the Czech Republic from the Non-standard Economic Behavior of the Russian Federation" is now available! This time we focus on "The Role of Russian ... more »

The Call for Applications to Robinson-Martin Security Scholars Program (RMSSP) 2017/2018 is Now Open!

17.07.2017

Are you interested in international and domestic security affairs? Would you like to become a well-equipped professional capable of understanding the complex national security problems and foreign policy issues of the 21st century? Apply to the Robinson-Martin ... more »

PSSI launched its 13th NATO Summer School in Měřín, Czech Republic

10.07.2017

In cooperation with NATO's Public Diplomacy Division, PSSI kicked off its 13th NATO summer school “NATO in the Age of Hybrid Warfare“, which is being held between July 9 - 15, 2017 in Měřín. Over 20 security-minded students from ... more »

PSSI Contributed to CIR Report "Information warfare in the Internet"

03.07.2017

PSSI contributed to the publication "Information warfare in the Internet: Countering Pro-Kremlin Disinformation in the CEE Countries"  that offers recommendations such as teaching children to distinguish fake news from the real ones; naming ... more »

PSSI released a video from the second rountable on Russia's influence activities

15.06.2017

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 »

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 »