News

PSSI is holding a series of discussions in Uzhgorod about the role of communication between civil society and the police

14.10.2016

Between Oct. 11-14, a number of Czech experts held a series of discussions in Uzhgorod with Ukrainian counterparts about the role of communication between civil society and police. During the meetings members of the patrol police were provided with instruments how to address crime prevention, namely crime maps, community policing and examples of good practice in combating human trafficking. It is important to highlight that the new patrol police has become highly professionalized and motivated. Additionally, an informal gathering was organized with the expert community from the Uzhhorod National University.

Among the Czech representatives are Soňa Svobodová, Chief commissioner - lecturer, Department of police training and service training, Czech Police; Markéta Hronková, La Strada, an organization that systematically tackles the problems of human trafficking and exploitation; Ondřej Skalník, project coordinator at the Otevřená Společnost; and PSSI Fellow Petr Pojman.

These discussions are a part of project that is supported by the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. It is designed to contribute to sharing best practices and lessons learned between the Czech Republic and Ukraine.

Watch local news reporting about the gatherings (in Ukrainian). Photos are available on PSSI Facebook page

 

PSSI Published a Briefing Paper Focusing on the External Influence in the Cultural and Religious Sphere in Western Balkans

29.11.2018

This is the fourth briefing paper (out of a series of six), presenting the results of the ongoing research within the project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities” launched ... more »

PSSI Organized a Workshop on Disinformation for Future Journalists

29.11.2018

On November 29, 2018, the Prague Security Studies Institute, in cooperation with the Centre for International Relations, organized a workshop for future journalists titled “Become a Mythbuster”. The workshop was co-led by CIR’s ... more »

SWF’s Washington Office Director Delivers Guest Lecture to PSSI’s Space Security Course

28.11.2018

On November 28, 2018, Ms. Victoria Samson, the Secure World Foundation’s (SWF) Washington Office Director delivered a guest lecture entitled “Disruptions to Space Security and Stability“ to students of the Space Security Course, ... more »

Jonas Syrovatka Spoke at the Next 100 Symposium

15.11.2018

Jonas Syrovatka was one of the speakers at the breakout session titled "Securing Europe in the Times of Hybrid Conflicts" at the Next 100 Symposium organized by the Global Arena Research Institute. The session was powered by the Friedrich ... more »

PSSI Addresses Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS) during India’s SAGAR 2.0 Discourse

30.10.2018

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, participated in a panel discussion on “International Space Cooperation” at Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) Discourse 2.0 organized by India’s Forum for ... more »

PSSI Published a Briefing Paper Focusing on the External Influence in the Economic Sphere in Western Balkans

24.10.2018

This is the third briefing paper (out of a series of six), presenting the results of the ongoing research within the project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities” launched ... more »