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PSSI Contributes to the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) held on 12 – 16 October 2015

15.10.2015

PSSI participates in the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) held this year in Jerusalem. The theme of this year’s Congress is “Space - the Gateway for Mankind’s Future”. PSSI’s Space Security Director Jana Robinson contributed to the Plenary on Small Satellites. She likewise co-chaired the session on “Legal Issues of Space Traffic Management” (E7.4.) and made a presentation there concerning the status of Second Study on Space Traffic Management conducted in the framework of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA). Ms Robinson, in her capacity as the IAA Corresponding Member, is part of the core team preparing the study. The session on STM was one of five sessions of the Colloquium of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) held annually at the IAC. The PPT presentation can be found here.

Have a look at more activities of PSSI's Space Security Program here

More information about the International Astronautical Congress can be found here.

Senior Fellow and Former Executive Director Petr Pelz Departs PSSI.

19.01.2018

In the course of his distinguished career, Ambassador Pelz served as a Secretary of the National Intelligence Committee, Chief of the Military Intelligence Service and Director of Defence Intelligence of the Czech Republic. He was also ... more »

PSSI publishes a new study comparing the Czech and Polish approaches to China

31.12.2017

The study titled "Comparing the Czech-Polish Approach to China: Assessing Both Challenges and Opportunities from the Security-Minded Perspective" was prepared in collaboration with our Polish partners from the Centre for International Relations ... more »

PSSI Contributes to Mitchell Institute’s Policy Paper on Major Space Policy Issues

05.12.2017

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, contributed to a study entitled “Major Policy Issues in Evolving Global Space Operations” that was released during a panel discussion hosted by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace ... more »

PSSI's new publication "United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Kremlin's Leverage in the Visegrad Countries" is now available!

28.11.2017

"United We Stand, Divided We Fall: The Kremlin's Leverage in the Visegrad Countries" maps out Kremlin’s regional ploys and compares the different approaches Russia uses for the Central European countries. Executive summaries also ... more »

'Harsh Expectations Versus a Modest Reality' - the final publication of the project "Economic Relations Between the Visegrad Countries and Russia: Before and After Ukraine" is now available.

06.11.2017

The Russian annexation of Crimea and its involvement in the war in Eastern Ukraine represented a major shift in relations with Russia for the Visegrad countries. The tensions between Russia and the West had a significant impact on mutual economic ties ... more »

PSSI and Charles University to hold three public lectures on space security

22.10.2017

PSSI and Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, in collaboration with the American Center, are organizing a series of three public lectures on the topic of space security. On November 8, an international law expert and Czech diplomat ... more »