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PSSI's Jiri Schneider at Visegrad cooperation in Visegrad Insight

11.02.2015

Toward the end of January, the PMs of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria initiated a new format of trilateral cooperation. Some pundits quickly jumped to premature conclusions declaring the demise of the Visegrad Group.

Our Senior Fellow, Jiří Schneider, has written a timely commentary for the Visegrad Insight entitled "Was Visegrad defeated in Slavkov?" in which he addresses these concerns and clarifies why Slavkov format will not bring an alternative to Visegrad cooperation. In fact, he calls for devoting more attention to the recently amended Czech Security Strategy, which explicitly states that “cooperation with Visegrad Group has a specific role to play in regional…cooperation projects (that) lead to more efficient maintenance and strengthening of capabilities development, and enhance military interoperability as well as political solidarity."
 

Read the article 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 »