Publications

Jan 31, 2017

Policy of the new U.S. administration in the Middle East and the threats posed by Islamic extremism – a forecast

Casimir Pulaski Foundation

The Trump administration would likely be pro-Israeli and definitely anti-Iranian (perhaps even anti-Shiite). This means a significant reverse of the vectors of American foreign policy towards a number of regional problems.

Israel, Iran, Syria, Middle East, USA, Global Security

Jan 24, 2017

SSPA Report 01: Vesmírny sektor potvrdzuje svoj rast

Slovak Space Policy Association

Study mapping contemporary trends in global space sector from the perspective of policy and economy.

Space Security, USA, EU, Europe

Jan 22, 2017

Current Trends in Jihadist On-line Magazines

Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs

Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA) gladly presents the latest issue of the CENAA Analysis “Current Trends in Jihadist On-line Magazines” written by Radoslava Haršányová and Marek Hrušovský from University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in

Media, Middle East

Jan 22, 2017

Central Europe on the Road to Illiberalism

Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs

Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA) gladly presents the latest issue of the CENAA Analysis “Central Europe on the Road to Illiberalism” written by Viera Žúborová from University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava.

Europe, V4, Democracy

Jan 16, 2017

Embedding NATO into the European Union Global Strategy: the missing link?

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

The new issue of the Brussels Monitor series by Martin Michelot deals with EU-NATO cooperation in the context of the European Union Global Strategy.

Global Security, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Europe

Jan 16, 2017

Solidarity Under Stress in the Transatlantic Realm

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Martin Michelot is co-author of policy paper which is part of entire series developed by the German Marshall Fund of the United States. The series focuses on current challenges of transatlantic cooperation.

USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Ukraine, Europe

Jan 16, 2017

EU has a role to play in the Syria Peace Talks II.

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Matthieu Crévecoeur continues to analyse the current situation in the Middle East with connection to the suspended peace talks in Genève. He underlines the importance of solidarity and courage which should be demonstrated by the EU in order to make the pe

EU, Syria, Europe, Migration

Jan 16, 2017

Diverging Voices, Converging Policies: The Visegrad States’ Reactions to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy is one of the authors of the document commissioned by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung offices in Prague and Warsaw about the differing reactions of individual Visegrad countries on the Russia-Ukraine Conflict.

Russia, EU, Ukraine, Europe, Hybrid Warfare

Newly Added Events

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

Feb 09, 2017

Islamism, the Middle East and Europe: Through the Eyes of Former Jihadist and Affiliate of Osama bin Laden

Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations

The PCTR invites you to a public lecture held by Noman Benotmana, the Quilliam’s President and an Executive Board Member, the Former Jihadist and Affiliate of Osama bin Laden. The lecture will take place on Thursday, February 9 from 5:00 pm in the atrium

Europe, Middle East

Jan 30, 2017

“Advocacy strategy for the EU integration of the Western Balkans – Guidelines”

Center for EU Enlargement Studies

The Advocacy Strategy for the EU Integration of the Western Balkans - Guidelines (www.wb6.info) resulted from the project “V4 - Backing the Advocacy Strategy for the European Integration of the Western Balkans”

Balkan

Dec 19, 2016

The Surreal Heart of New Russia: Is the West Destined to Be Seduced by It?

Prague Security Studies Institute

On December 19, the Prague Security Studies Institute, in cooperation with the Václav Havel Library, is organizing a debate with Peter Pomerantsev, renowned journalist and British expert on Russian propaganda.

Russia, Asia, Europe, Propaganda/Disinform

Dec 08, 2016

Negotiations with Terrorists

Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations

The Prague Centre for Transatlantic relation of the CEVRO Institute (PCTR) with cooperation with International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) invites you to a public lecture “Negotiations with Terrorists”. The event will take place on Thursday, Dec

Balkan, Afghanistan, Europe, Israel, Syria, Czech Republic, Middle East

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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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