Publications

Mar 21, 2017

The Paris Climate Agreement: When High Expectations Meet Political Reality

Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

The study aims to explore the context and contents of the recent high-level intergovernmental summit on tackling anthropogenic climate change, which was held in Paris under the auspices of the United Nations last December, and to evaluate its potential co

Oil and Gas, Water

Mar 21, 2017

Expanding the Concept of Terrorism Possible Interpretations after the Orlando Shooting

Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

The analysis aims to present the different frameworks of interpretations regarding the Orlando shooting and to highlight the importance of the differentiation between terrorism and “traditional” crimes. The case sheds light on the tendency of the “inflati

USA

Mar 21, 2017

Information Warfare in Hungary

Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

According to the US Department of Defense the traditional way of resolving conflicts, especially by military means becomes less and less viable due to social, economic, and information related developments. Non-state actors now have access to inexpensive

Hungary, Media, V4, Propaganda/Disinform, Russia

Mar 16, 2017

The Cross-Strait Conundrum

Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

With the election of a new pro-independence president in Taiwan, the current détente in the cross-strait relations is likely to fade away. If Taiwan chooses to proclaim independence, it could invite a Chinese invasion and possibly lose the support of the

Asia, Global Security

Mar 16, 2017

Politics Heats up the Cold North: Populist Parties in the Nordic Region

Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

The rise of populist authoritarianism is an overwhelming phenomenon in Western democracies. The study examines its common roots and looks at how this plays out in various countries of the Nordic region.

Europe, Democracy, EU

Mar 15, 2017

Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Audit. Recommendations for Foreign Policy Strategy

Institute of World Policy

The report with the recommendations for Ukraine’s Foreign Policy Strategy

USA, Russia, EU, Ukraine, Europe

Mar 10, 2017

Russian Anti-Access Area Denial (A2AD) capabilities – implications for NATO

Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Russia has been increasingly using the A2AD measures. The goal of this concept is to prevent an opponent from entering into theater (Anti-Access) by means of long-range weapons, and deprive him of freedom of action in this theater (Area-Denial) by means o

Russia, NATO, USA, Nuclear

Mar 03, 2017

Brexit and Baltic Sea Security

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR DEFENCE AND SECURITY

The report identifies a range of possible post-Brexit scenarios as a vehicle for testing policies and identifying those likely to result in maximum benefit and minimum cost.

Great Britain, Europe, EU, NATO, Global Security

Newly Added Events

Mar 21, 2017

„Can Trade Prevent War?” - Stronger Together 3rd session

Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade

STRONGER TOGETHER - MAPPING THE NEW PATH FOR THE EUROPEAN UNION THIRD SESSION: „CAN TRADE PREVENT WAR?” – ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE EUROPEAN INTEGRATION PROCESS 60 YEARS ON

EU, Europe

Mar 30, 2017

Donald Trump and the Middle East

Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations

The PCTR in cooperation with Israel Public Diplomacy Forum and with Jagello 2000 invites you to a public lecture held by prof. Eytan Gilboa, Academic Director of IPD Forum, Professor of International Communication and Director of the Center for Internatio

Europe, Israel, Czech Republic, Middle East

Mar 23, 2017

Czech Republic as a Central European „Texas“?

Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations

The Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations of the CEVRO Institute (PCTR) and LEX – the Czech Gun Rights Protection Association invite you to an International Conference called “Czech Republic as a Central European “Texas”?”. The event will take place o

EU, Middle East, Czech Republic, Democracy, Israel, Europe

Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017

Understanding China Cotest

Antall József Knowledge Centre

The Antall József Knowledge Centre and the Central and Eastern European Center for Asian Studies are organising an international knowledge contest for university students of CEE countries entitled The Understanding China Contest!

EU, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Education, V4

Jun 04, 2017 - Jun 06, 2017

Second Annual Tartu Conference on Russian and East European Studies

Centre for EU-Russia Studies, University of Tartu

The Tartu Conference is a venue for academic discussion of the fundamental cultural, social, economic and political trends affecting all aspects of people’s life in Russia and Eastern Europe. The theme of the 2017 conference is

Russia, Europe

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Educational Activities

Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017

Understanding China Contest

Antall József Knowledge Centre

The Antall József Knowledge Centre and the Central and Eastern European Center for Asian Studies are organising an international knowledge contest for university students of CEE countries entitled The Understanding China Contest.

EU, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Education, V4, Europe

Aug 27, 2017 - Jun 30, 2019

Master in International Relations and Regional Studies

Centre for EU-Russia Studies, University of Tartu

IRRS is a two-year (four-semester) full-time master’s program taught in English at the University of Tartu, Estonia.

Cyber Security, Global Security, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, United Nations, Middle East, V4, Asia, Europe

Opportunities

Feb 02, 2017

Antall József Summer School 2017

Antall József Knowledge Centre

Organised by the Antall József Knowledge Centre annually, the Antall József Summer School is a two-week alternative educational programme putting under scrutiny the most pivotal cooperation of the Central European region, the Visegrad Cooperation.

Jan 12, 2017

think.BDPST Young Leaders' Forum

Antall József Knowledge Centre

The Young Leaders’ Forum (YLF) will feature outstanding young professionals (aged 24-38), soon to become important actors and decision-makers in the field of innovation, political and social sciences, as well as healthcare.

Partners In Media

Nov 11, 2016

Destination Space

Slovak Space Policy Association

Video from panel discussion at GLOBSEC 2016 conference in Bratislava, Slovakia on topic Destination Space

Nov 11, 2016

We are going to Mars! No need to rush.

Slovak Space Policy Association

Recent efforts and activities aimed at Mars exploration suggest that such ambitions are getting closer and closer to reality. Setting up too ambitious technological goals and too tight schedules can, however, do more harm than good. It is necessary to kee

Oct 14, 2016

No Revolution Has Taken Place: The Post-2015 Human Rights Foreign Policy of the Czech Republic

Institute of International Relations

In 2015, two new conceptual documents were adopted in the Czech Republic, under the Government of Bohuslav Sobotka – the general Concept of the Czech Republic´s Foreign Policy and a more specific Concept of Human Rights Promotion and Transition Cooperatio

Oct 14, 2016

Referendum on the refugee quotas in Hungary – protection of sovereignty or much ado about nothing?

Institute of International Relations

The migration crisis has stirred up political debates within the EU and its member states regarding not only possible solutions, but also about the future of the organisation. The first shock has come in the form of the Brexit referendum, the second one c

Jul 28, 2016

European Re-Engagement in UN Peacekeeping?

Institute of International Relations

The small and medium European states need to face the unexpected challenges to be effectively involved in UN peacekeeping missions

Jul 28, 2016

Deterrence or Resilience?

Institute of International Relations

Rather than deploying ground forces on its Eastern flank, the Alliance needs to embrace more sophisticated deterrence measures to dissuade Russia from its disruptive activities. NATO can do this through increased emphasis on resilience, but it must ensure

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