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PSSI took part in “Civilians in Multilateral Missions Seminar”, an opening event of its new project in Serbia

30.11.2016

On November 24-25, PSSI took part in “Civilians in Multilateral Missions Seminar” in Serbia which served as an opening event for PSSI’s new project "Development of Serbia's National Capabilities for Civilian Contributions for Peace Support Operations" supported by the Czech Development Agency. The seminar was organised by the ISAC Fund, Serbian partner to the project. The aim of the event was to introduce the Czech system for sending civilians to multilateral missions to Serbian stakeholders and acquaint them with lessons learned from practical experience with its functioning. The information was supplemented by German experience presented by a representative of the ZIF Center for International Peace Operations.

 

Among the participants were:

  • PSSI and ISAC Fund representatives
  • A delegate from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
  • Serbian stakeholders from the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Cabinet of the Minister Without Portfolio Responsible for EU integration
  • A representative of the ZIF Center for International Peace Operations, Germany

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 »