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Provincial Reconstruction Teams – What´s Next? Challenges of Reconstruction in Afghanistan

17.01.2010

PSSI co-organizes an international conference on the role of PRTs in Afghanistan.

Conference Website

The goals of the conference, which will take place in Prague on January 25-27, 2009,  are to contribute to a coherent PRT reconstruction strategy in Afghanistan based on a candid assessment of their operations to date, and to identify the challenges PRTs face. The conference also aims to increase awareness among European policymakers, the media, and the broader public of the challenges and the critical importance of reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, the Ministry of Defense of the Czech Republic, the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, the Prague Security Studies Institute, the embassies of the United States, Afghanistan, and Denmark in Prague, and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty are jointly organizing the conference.

To learn more about the conference, please click here.

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 »