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PSSI contributes to the 18th Asian Security Conference

11.02.2016

PSSI participated in the 18th Asian Security Conference held in New Delhi on February 9-11, 2016, entitled “Securing Cyberspace: Asian and International Perspectives” organized by the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses” (agenda available here). The gathering brought together Indian, European, Japanese, U.S., South Korean, Chinese, Australian and other governmental and non-governmental experts in the field of cyberspace security.  PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Jana Robinson, made a presentation, and contributed an article, to this prestigious gathering entitled “Governance Challenges at the Intersection of Space and Cyber Security”. The presentation and the paper examined considerations relevant to more effective crisis management preparedness. She argued that configuring transparency and confidence-building measures (TCBMs) need to be accompanied by robust crisis management, including the prospect of (often asymmetric) penalties and other responses to future crises. Taken together they provide the proper ingredients to construct an architecture for the management of sensitive space situations/incidents, as well as a credible deterrent.

Ms Robinson’s presentation is available here

PSSI's Jonáš Syrovátka Co-Authored a Paper on Information Warfare and the Role of Non-Governmental Organizations

20.06.2018

The paper is based on the main ideas and opinions that were stated during a panel discussion held during the 2018 NGO Market in Prague, Czech Republic, about the role of NGOs in information warfare. The discussion moderated by Jonáš ... more »

PSSI Participated in the Project “Media Literacy Weeks”

14.06.2018

On June 14, 2018, PSSI organized a workshop for high-school students focused on the work of non-governmental organizations and their role in democratic society. The workshop was held at the Business Academy and Language School in Liberec. Students learned ... more »

PSSI Delivered Guest Lecture on Law and Space Security

30.05.2018

On May 31, 2018, PSSI Senior Fellow, Dr. Martina Smuclerova, delivered a lecture on "Law and Space Security" at the Charles University in Prague as the guest lecturer at the Space Security Course accredited within the Charles University’s ... more »

PSSI Held a Workshop within the Framework of the Project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities.”

29.05.2018

On May 29-30, PSSI held a workshop within the framework of its newly launched project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities.” The workshop sought to get together the project team consisting ... more »

PSSI Held a Closed Roundtable on Unconventional Threats to Europe’s Space Operations

18.05.2018

On May 18, 2018, PSSI convened in Prague a closed roundtable entitled “Responding to Unconventional Threats to Europe’s Space Operation”. The event discussed challenges related to what we termed “space hybrid operations”, ... more »

PSSI, Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, and American Center Organized a Public Lecture on Space Security

18.05.2018

PSSI was delighted to welcome on May 18, 2018, Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Chief Strategy Officer at the European Space Agency (ESA) as the guest lecturer at the Space Security Course accredited within the Charles University’s Master’s Degree in ... more »