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International Conference: Czech Republic and Israel - 20 years after Renewal of Relations

16.02.2010

On February 9, 2010, PSSI co-organized conference on Czech-Israeli Relations

The conference took place in the Lichtenstein Palace on the very day of the 20th anniversary of the reestablishment of diplomatic ties between  Czechoslovakia and Israel. The conference, held under the auspices of Czech Prime Minister Jan Fisher, brought together more than one hundred prominent Czech and Israeli politicians, diplomats, entrepreneurs, experts and representatives of academia, media and civil society, who examined the developments over the last 20 years and discussed future perspectives of mutual diplomatic, economic and societal relations.

The speakers included Jan Fischer, Czech Prime Minister; Moshe Arens, Former Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence; Jiri Dientsbier, Former Czechoslovak Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mina Goldiak, Deputy Chief Scientist, International R&D Relations & Cooperation, Office of the Chief Scientist of Israel; Mirek Topolanek, Former Czech Prime Minister, Ondřej Liska, Former Czech Minister of Education; Pavel Smutny, President of Czech-Israeli Chamber of Commerce and Jan Herzmann, Director of Factum Invenio.

The conference was organized by the Prague Security Studies Institute in cooperation with the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, the Embassy of the State of Israel and the Czech-Israeli Chamber of Commerce.

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 »

Call For Applications: NATO Summer School 2018

12.04.2018

NATO SUMMER SCHOOL 2018 14th 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 1-7, 2018 (Orlík, ... more »

PSSI Introduces Its Brand of Economic and Financial Cross-Domain Responses to Space Hybrid Threats

23.03.2018

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, took part in the U.S. Strategic Command’s (USSTRATCOM) Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance 2018 Conference and related tabletop exercise (TTX) at Offutt Air Force Base. The ... more »

PSSI became a member of the Network of Democracy Research Institutes (NDRI)

20.03.2018

The Network of Democracy Research Institutes (NDRI) is a global network of think tanks that conduct research and analysis on democracy, democratization, and related topics in comparative government and international affairs. The NDRI is a key network ... more »

PSSI launched the Security Academy for Young Politicians

17.03.2018

  PSSI launched a new security scholars program titled “Security Academy for Young Politicians”. The first lecture was held by the former Czech ambassador to France Pavel Fischer who discussed the security challenges in the 21st century ... more »