On January 12, 2010, the Prague Security Studies Institute opened the season with an international conference on the future NATO Strategic Concept. The event, co-hosted by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs and supported by NATO Public Diplomacy Division , welcomed over a hundred of policy practitioners, officials from NATO countries, think tanks, and NGO community, journalists and experts. Present were several members of the Group of Experts on the Strategic Concept appointed by the Secretary General, led by the former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine Albright.
Discussions focused on the views of Allied states, particularly from Central and Eastern Europe, regarding NATO's future role in Europe and beyond. A number of speakers addressed the issue of finding the right balance between territorial defence and out of area missions as well as between NATO’s commitment to Article 5 and new security challenges. Other topics included NATO’s crisis management capabilities and the relations between the Alliance and the EU.
In her intervention, Secretary Albright emphasized the importance of security reassurance to member states as well as the need to work on better relations with the Russian Federation. “There is no question that an important concept is reassurance, that Article 5 is central to the NATO Alliance, and at the same time it is very important to also reset our relations with Russia,” Albright said.
On March 16–17 PSSI, in cooperation with its Serbian partner ISAC Fund held a conference "Civilians in Multilateral Missions" at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. The conference was a key event within the ... more »
On March 21, RMSSP students visited Radio Free Europe and met with Natalia Churikova, broadcaster in RFE Ukrainian service. RMSSP students got a rare opportunity to visit workspaces (including the room for broadcasting) and to see journalist ... more »
The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) published a Summary Report from its third Space Security Conference that was convened, in partnership with the Secure World Foundation (SWF), on June 5-7, 2016, in Prague. This gathering, entitled “Advancing ... more »
On March 14, RMSSP students welcomed Jan Urban, journalist and one of the leading figures of Czech dissent. The deliberation started with an overview of the influence of technological innovations on journalism. According to Mr. ... more »
On February 27, PSSI and Slovak Foreign Policy Association organized a roundtable on Russian influence in Central Europe. The event was a joint session for two projects – “The Development of Economic Relations Between V4 and Russia: Before ... more »
On March 6, RMSSP students welcomed Roger W. Robinson, Chairman and Co-Founder of the Prague Security Studies Institute. At the beginning of the lecture, Mr. Robinson pointed out that economy is one of the main dimensions of hybrid ... more »
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