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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 Jonáš Syrovátka Co-Authored a Paper on Information Warfare and the Role of Non-Governmental Organizations

20.06.2018

The paper is based on the main ideas and opinions that were stated during a panel discussion held during the 2018 NGO Market in Prague, Czech Republic, about the role of NGOs in information warfare. The discussion moderated by Jonáš ... more »

PSSI Participated in the Project “Media Literacy Weeks”

14.06.2018

On June 14, 2018, PSSI organized a workshop for high-school students focused on the work of non-governmental organizations and their role in democratic society. The workshop was held at the Business Academy and Language School in Liberec. Students learned ... more »

PSSI Delivered Guest Lecture on Law and Space Security

30.05.2018

On May 31, 2018, PSSI Senior Fellow, Dr. Martina Smuclerova, delivered a lecture on "Law and Space Security" at the Charles University in Prague as the guest lecturer at the Space Security Course accredited within the Charles University’s ... more »

PSSI Held a Workshop within the Framework of the Project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities.”

29.05.2018

On May 29-30, PSSI held a workshop within the framework of its newly launched project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities.” The workshop sought to get together the project team consisting ... more »

PSSI Held a Closed Roundtable on Unconventional Threats to Europe’s Space Operations

18.05.2018

On May 18, 2018, PSSI convened in Prague a closed roundtable entitled “Responding to Unconventional Threats to Europe’s Space Operation”. The event discussed challenges related to what we termed “space hybrid operations”, ... more »

PSSI, Charles University’s Institute of Political Studies, and American Center Organized a Public Lecture on Space Security

18.05.2018

PSSI was delighted to welcome on May 18, 2018, Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Chief Strategy Officer at the European Space Agency (ESA) as the guest lecturer at the Space Security Course accredited within the Charles University’s Master’s Degree in ... more »