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PSSI Honored With 2007 Templeton Freedom Award for Student Outreach

01.05.2007

The 7th Annual Atlas Liberty Forum in Philadelphia

On Tuesday, April 24, PSSI was among the privileged recipients of the 2007 Templeton Freedom Award. It won in the category of Student Outreach primarily because of the Institute’s unique and growing relationship with the prestigious Charles University in the field of Security Studies. PSSI was also recognized as a regional hub for the education and training of new generations of security policy practitioners in this critical discipline.

The occasion of the award was the 7th Annual Atlas Liberty Forum held in Philadelphia under the auspices of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation. The Atlas Foundation also administers the Templeton Freedom Awards and Prizes named after Sir John Templeton, the noted philanthropist and financial luminary.


Along with this honor was a grant to PSSI from the Templeton Foundation, via the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, of ,000. PSSI Executive Director and Co-Founder Oldřich Černý, received the award on behalf of the Institute. Also attending the ceremony was the PSSI’s other Co-Founder, Roger Robinson, and Jana Kosarkova, Acting Director of PSSI’s new Washington office.

 


PSSI Co-Founders Oldrich Cerny and Roger W. Robinson with the Templeton Freedom Award

PSSI Contributes to 2017 Space Security Index Working Group Meeting

03.05.2017

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, contributed to the 14th annual Space Security Index Working Group meeting hosted by McGill University in Montreal on May 2-3, 2017. The Space Security Index, a report seeking to assess ... more »

A third PSSI's roundtable on Russia’s influence activities in Warsaw

28.04.2017

PSSI, Centrum Polsko-Rosyjskiego Dialogu i Porozumienia and Centrum Stosunków Międzynarodowych co-organized a third closed-door roundtable, in Warsaw, that presented the progress made in two ongoing projects – “The ... more »

RMSSP students met with George Firth, a security expert and a former member of the British 22 SAS Regiment

26.04.2017

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, RMSSP students met with George Firth, a former member of the British 22 SAS Regiment. Mr. Firth has an extensive military and counterterrorism portfolio and delivered a lecture on Hostile Environment Awareness Training ... more »

Call for Applications: NATO Summer School 2017

12.04.2017

NATO SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 13th Annual PSSI Summer School, in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. “NATO in the Age of Hybrid Warfare“ July 9-15, 2017 (Měřín, ... more »

PSSI held a second roundtable on Russia’s influence activities in Budapest

06.04.2017

On April 5, PSSI and CEID co-organized a closed-door roundtable that presented preliminary findings from two ongoing projects – “The Development of Economic Relations Between V4 and Russia: Before and After Ukraine” and “Raising ... more »

PSSI held its fourth Space Security Conference, in partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C.

30.03.2017

On March 22, 2017, PSSI held its fourth Space Security Conference, in partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington D.C. The conference, entitled "Space Security: Issues for the New U.S. ... more »