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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 is launching a new project focusing on China

17.05.2018

PSSI is pleased to announce the launch of its newest project - Comparative Analysis of the  Approach Towards China: V4+ and One Belt One Road (OBOR). China's charm offensive across the Visegrad region and the Balkans has been unprecedented ... more »

PSSI to hold a public lecture on space security (May 18, 2018)

10.05.2018

PSSI and Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, in collaboration with the American Center, will hold a public lecture on space security.  Chief Strategy Officer of the European Space Agency (ESA) Kai-Uwe Schrogl ... more »

PSSI has launched a new project: "Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities"

07.05.2018

The project will seek to identify, analyze and publicize Russian, Chinese, Turkish, and Gulf State influence activities and sharp power in the Balkans. PSSI will specifically focus on malign foreign influence in five post-Yugoslav and not-EU ... more »

Dr. Martina Šmuclerová Joins PSSI

04.05.2018

PSSI is pleased to announce that Dr. Martina Šmuclerová, a former diplomat and international lawyer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, has joined the Institute as a Senior Fellow. Dr. Šmuclerová will ... more »

PSSI's Study Quoted in the Freedom House's Report On the State of Democracy in the Czech Republic

18.04.2018

Freedom House quoted our paper on Czech parliamentary elections in their Nations in Transit report. The Prague Security Studies Institute analyzed the way in which platforms disseminating disinformation referred to electoral campaign before ... more »

A Workshop on Youth Leadership Development Concluded the First Run of PSSI's Security Academy for Young Politicians

17.04.2018

The first run of PSSI's Security Academy for Young Politicians was concluded by a workshop on Youth Leadership Development organized in collaboration with National Democratic Institute - NDI. The workshop was led by Hannah Starman from Yes ... more »