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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 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 »