News

PSSI's Jiri Schneider commented on EU election for CEPI

30.05.2014

PSSI's Senior Fellow and Director of Special Projects Jiri Schneider have commented on recent EU election for CEPI. CEPI asked three regional experts what the election results mean for the EU and Central Europe. The article includes opinions of: Pawel Swieboda, President of demosEUROPA: Centre for European Strategy, Warsaw, Mr. Schneider and Jozef Bátora, Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair, Institute of European Studies and International Relations, Comenius University, Bratislava.

While all three recognise the challenges that the rise of Euro-sceptic parties in some key member-states poses, they all argue that the real issue is how the mainstream parties and the EU institutions respond to this challenge.

For Visegrad Countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovak Republic), the main story of the elections was the extremely low turnout among voters. Apathy rather than anger appears to be the most difficult challenge to be overcome.

Read more here.

Call for Applications: 15th Annual PSSI Summer School

11.04.2019

We are now accepting applications for this year's summer school! The 15th Annual PSSI Summer School, organized in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, is titled “NATO ... more »

PSSI At 35th Space Symposium

07.04.2019

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, is attending the 35th Space Symposium, organized annually by the Space Foundation. ... more »

The Second Run of PSSI's Security Academy for Young Politicians

06.04.2019

The Security Academy for Young Politicians is a program offered to members of youth organizations of democratic political parties in order to improve their capabilities in the security field. This year's run was concluded on April 6.  The ... more »

PSSI Organized a Public Debate on NATO

05.04.2019

The Prague Security Studies Institute organized a public debate about NATO on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Alliance. The opening remarks were delivered by the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Stephen ... more »

PSSI Published a Study Looking at the Most Popular Myths about the EU

19.03.2019

The analysis focused on the six most common myths about the EU spreading on disinformation websites in 2018.  The primary data was supplied by manipulatori.cz, the data-gathering was conducted using the >versus< media monitoring tool, ... more »

New Issue of Our Newsletter About the the Economic and Financial Aspects of National Security is Now Available

09.03.2019

The latest issue of the newsletter presents the outline of the Czech investment screening mechanism, explores the role of the International Investment Bank, and takes a look at the Russian investments in Crimea.  ... more »