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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.

Call for Applications: 15th Annual PSSI Summer School

11.04.2019

We are now accepting applications for this year's summer school! The 15th Annual PSSI Summer School, organized in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, is titled “NATO ... more »

PSSI At 35th Space Symposium

07.04.2019

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, is attending the 35th Space Symposium, organized annually by the Space Foundation. ... more »

The Second Run of PSSI's Security Academy for Young Politicians

06.04.2019

The Security Academy for Young Politicians is a program offered to members of youth organizations of democratic political parties in order to improve their capabilities in the security field. This year's run was concluded on April 6.  The ... more »

PSSI Organized a Public Debate on NATO

05.04.2019

The Prague Security Studies Institute organized a public debate about NATO on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Alliance. The opening remarks were delivered by the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Stephen ... more »

PSSI Published a Study Looking at the Most Popular Myths about the EU

19.03.2019

The analysis focused on the six most common myths about the EU spreading on disinformation websites in 2018.  The primary data was supplied by manipulatori.cz, the data-gathering was conducted using the >versus< media monitoring tool, ... more »

New Issue of Our Newsletter About the the Economic and Financial Aspects of National Security is Now Available

09.03.2019

The latest issue of the newsletter presents the outline of the Czech investment screening mechanism, explores the role of the International Investment Bank, and takes a look at the Russian investments in Crimea.  ... more »