Publications

Jul 11, 2017 / Author: Grzegorz Rdzanek, PhD, Research Fellow of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Expansion and strengthening of Norway’s defence potential – an example for Poland?

Actions taken by the authorities in Oslo for the development of the defense system may be regarded as a model of how to plan qualitative and quantitative changes in the country’s armed forces and structures of military security.

NATO, Poland, Europe

Jan 16, 2017 / Martin Michelot

More divisions and fewer decisions: just another day in Brussels?

Will the V4 countries find a common ground with the

EU, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Europe, Migration, Balkan

Jan 09, 2017 / Antall József Knowledge Centre

In Focus - 25 years of the Visegrad Cooperation

The first issue of the Antall József Knowledge Centre's new journal In Focus commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Visegrad Cooperation. Articles and interviews are analysing the history of the cooperation and those current social and political process

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

Jun 22, 2016 / Konrad Popławski

The role of Central Europe in the German economy. The political consequences

The latest results from the Visegrád Group states show them to be Germany’s most important trading partner, and their balance of trade in goods is in a state of equilibrium.

V4, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia

Apr 18, 2016 / Monika Zborowska, analyst of the ‘Economy and Energy’ program of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Nord Stream II – implications for the EU energy policy

The project aims to strengthen Russia’s position as a major supplier of energy to EU countries, and brings with it a great deal of economic and geopolitical consequences for Europe.

Europe, V4, Poland, Russia, Oil and Gas, Economic Security, Energy Security

Mar 31, 2016 / Anna Bulakh, Jordan Kearns, Emmet Tuohy

Impacts of Climate Policy on Estonian Energy Security

ICDS researchers took a close look at the Estonia’s energy security, current challenges it faces to meet the climate targets and possible outcomes of the climate policies implementation on security of energy supplies and sustainability.

Europe, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, EU, Oil and Gas, Energy Security

Mar 10, 2016 / Multiple Authors

European Cybersecurity Journal

Holistic overview of the most recent cybersecurity matters from jurisdical, technological and military perspective. Next issue of the ECJ will be released in April.

Cyber Security, Global Security, NATO, EU, Poland, Education, V4, Europe

Feb 23, 2016 / Rafał Ciastoń, Col. (Ret.) Jerzy Gruszczyński, Rafał Lipka, Col. (Ret.) dr hab. Adam Radomyski, Tomasz Smura

The future of the Air Forces and air defence units of Poland’s Armed Forces

This report takes a closer look at Poland’s air defence system, one of the cornerstones of state defence and security in general.

Global Security, NATO, Russia, Poland, Europe

Feb 22, 2016 / Aldis Austers, Karlis Bukovskis, Juraj Draxler, Brian Fabo, Vytautas Kuokštis, Michal Mudroň, Vitalis Nakrošis, Ryszard Petru, Zoltán Pogátsa, Michal Rot, Viljar Veebel, Ramūnas Vilpišauskas

The Politics of Economic Sustainability: Baltic and Visegrad Responses to the European Economic Crisis

The collection of articles entitled “The Politics of Economic Sustainability: Baltic and Visegrad Responses to the European Economic Crisis” is an attempt by an international collection of authors to explain the political economy of the long and winding r

Economic Security, EU, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Europe

Feb 10, 2016 / Alena Kudzko

Russia Watch: January 2016

CEPI’s monthly digest of news and analysis regarding Russia: January 2016

Russia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, V4

Feb 10, 2016 / Jaroslav Naď, Milan Šuplata, Marian Majer.

DAV4 five years later: Success or a missed opportunity?

Reflecting on “DAV4 Full Report: Towards a Deeper Visegrad Defence Partnership” and its recommendations

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

Feb 10, 2016 / Milan Šuplata, Péter Krekó, Jakub Janda, Lóránt Győri.

Information war monitor for Central Europe: December 2015

Information war monitor for Central Europe: December 2015

NATO, Russia, EU, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Syria, V4, Europe, Migration

Jan 21, 2016 / Andrej Chovan

Slovak foreign policy thinking in the run-up to the EU Council Presidency

The “Trends of Visegrad Foreign Policy” project provides a chance to examine the perceptions of Slovak policy makers and researchers and compare them with those of their Czech, Polish and Hungarian counterparts.

V4, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, EU, Russia, Energy Security

Jan 19, 2016 / Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations (PCTR)

PCTR Newsletter (12/2015)

PCTR Newsletter

Global Security, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Middle East, Czech Republic, Poland, Syria, Ukraine, Democracy, Media, V4, Europe, Afghanistan

Jan 04, 2016 / Izabela Albrycht, Karsten Geier, Artur Kołosowski, Rob van Kranenburg, dr Martin Libicki, prof. Jarno Limnell, Rafał Magryś, Tomasz Niewdana, Piret Pernik, prof. Oleksandr Potii, dr Joanna Świątkowska, prof. Rolf H. Weber, Agnieszka Wiercińska-Krużewska

European Cybersecurity Journal

Second issue of the European Cybersecurity Journal - quarterly publication devoted to cybersecurity

Cyber Security, Global Security, EU, Poland, Ukraine, Europe

Dec 18, 2015 / Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations (PCTR)

PCTR Newsletter (11/2015)

The PCTR offers a possibility to download the latest issue of the PCTR Newsletter. A summary of important news in the field of transatlantic relations is included.

Cyber Security, Global Security, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, United Nations, Middle East, Czech Republic, Poland, Syria, Ukraine, V4, Israel, Asia, Europe

Dec 03, 2015 / Marcin Kaczmarski, Jakub Jakóbowski, Joanna Hyndle-Hussein

The China/Central and Eastern Europe summit: a new vision of cooperation, old instruments

China has presented a far-reaching vision of cooperation with the region in infrastructure, industry and agriculture, taking a step toward shaping the economic structure of the region and giving it a vision of development.

Asia, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia

Nov 18, 2015 / Multiple Authors

Eurpean Cybersecurity Journal

Specialised quarterly publication devoted to cybersecurity

Europe, Poland, EU, Global Security, Cyber Security, Space Security

Nov 15, 2015 / Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations (PCTR)

PCTR Newsletter (10/2015)

The PCTR offers a possibility to download the latest issue of the PCTR Newsletter. A summary of important news in the field of transatlantic relations is included.

Cyber Security, Global Security, USA, NATO, Russia, Middle East, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Syria, Ukraine, Iran, Israel, Europe, Afghanistan

Nov 10, 2015 / Grzegorz Abgarowicz, Ryszard Antkiewicz, Piotr Ciepiela, Michał Dyk, Dominika Dziwisz, Zbigniew Fałek, Piotr Gajek, Rafał Kasprzyk, Włodzimierz Kotłowski, Mirosław Maj, Andrzej Najgebauer, Dariusz Pierzchała, Aleksander Poniewierski, Maciej Pyznar, Mirosł

Critical Infrastructure Security - the ICT dimension

The Kosciuszko Institute's Report represents an analysis of the issues concerning the protection of critical infrastructure with a particular emphasis on IT security issues. The primary goal of this Report is to provide actors engaged in the protection of

Space Security, Cyber Security, Global Security, Poland, Europe

Nov 05, 2015 / András György Deák, Tomaš Kulda

V4 and Russian Energy After Wales

Regional gas and energy policies has been moving toward a more transparent, competitive and unified market since the late 2000s.

Europe, Asia, V4, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, EU, Russia, NATO, Oil and Gas, Energy Security

Oct 28, 2015 / Wojciech Lorenz, Mário Nicolini

NATO Enlargement: Will Warsaw Deliver?

In a completely new security context after Russian agression against Ukraine NATO is reviewing all fundamental principles, which has driven its decisions over the last two decades. Enlargement, the Alliance’s primary policy to realise the vision of a Euro

Europe, V4, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, NATO, Global Security

Oct 28, 2015 / Milan Šuplata, Jiří Schneider, Marian Majer

Crisis in Ukraine and the V4’s Defence and Military Adaption

By annexing Crimea and fuelling violence in the Ukraine’s easternmost regions, Russia seriously broke basic principles of international law and shook assumptions about cooperative character of post-Cold War security architecture in Europe. Yet, the seemin

Migration, Europe, V4, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, EU, NATO, Global Security

Sep 29, 2015 / Frank Markovic

A missed opportunity for V4 to rise above themselves

The Visegrad Four belonged to the small group of states that opposed the quotas from the very beginning. Their stance came at a price. The vote on Tuesday is particularly damaging for the V4 not least because it has undermined the unity of the block.

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

Sep 24, 2015 / Martin Michelot

Central Europe's transformed image in Brussels: Assessing consequences

As time passes and migratory pressures continue to increase, with another estimated 6000 asylum-seekers having made their way into Hungary yesterday, any meeting of European decision-makers in Brussels is observed with increased scrutiny and expectations

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

Sep 24, 2015 / Frank Markovic

EU Autumn of Discontent: what awaits the V4?

How can the V4 countries coordinate their positions towards the refugee crisis and the EU referendum in the UK?

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

Jul 21, 2015 / Martin Jirušek, Tomáš Vlček, Hedvika Koďousková, Filip Černoch, Lukáš Lehotský, Veronika Zapletalová, Anna Leshchenko

Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe and the Operations of Russian State-Owned Enterprises

Executive summary of a broader study focusing on assessment of the behaviour of Russian state-owned companies in natural gas and nuclear sectors in Central and Eastern Europe and Asia

Energy Security, Oil and Gas, Russia, EU, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, V4, Europe

Jul 13, 2015 / Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations (PCTR)

PCTR Newsletter (6/2015)

The Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations offers a possibility to download the latest issue of the PCTR Newsletter.

Economic Security, Global Security, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Europe

Jun 16, 2015 / Dániel Bartha, Milan Nič, Maria Staszkiewicz, Milan Zubíček, Marian Majer,

Four priorities for the Visegrad Four’s Digital Agenda

In a global marketplace, the Visegrad Group countries are very small markets. But taken together, they present an interesting, underdeveloped market of over 65 million customers whose digital economic potential is only starting to be exploited.

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

Jun 03, 2015 / Vít Dostál and Ondřej Mocek

V4 in EP: Punching above its weight?

The European Parliament has never played such an important role in the EU’s decision-making; the four Visegrád countries (V4) could benefit from the aggregated strength of their MEPs.

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

Apr 10, 2015 / Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations (PCTR)

PCTR Newsletter (3/2015)

The Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations offers a possibility to download the latest issue of PCTR Newsletter.

Economic Security, Global Security, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Middle East, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Democracy, Israel, Europe

Mar 17, 2015 / Dániel Bartha, Milan Nič

Mapping digital agenda in the V4

Fragmented digital agenda in the V4 countries: how to go regional?

Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, V4

Mar 14, 2015 / Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations (PCTR)

PCTR Newsletter (2/2015)

The PTCR offers you to download the second PCTR Newsletter issue in 2015, which contains not only information about PCTR events, but especially about the most important news from the field of Euro-Atlantic relations, which happened in February.

Energy Security, Global Security, Oil and Gas, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Middle East, Czech Republic, Poland, Syria, Ukraine, Africa, Europe

Mar 11, 2015 / Milan Šuplata, Jaroslav Naď

Military training and education: An opportunity for V4 co-operation

Security and Defence Policy Brief

NATO, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, V4

Feb 18, 2015 / John K. Glenn, Bruce P. Jackson, Lukas Kovanda, A. Wess Mitchell, Cameron Munter, Tomas Pojar, Leah Scheunemann, Jiri Schneider, Alexandr Vondra

Czech – American relations: A roadmap for the future

The Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations of the CEVRO Institute (PCTR) published with the kind support of a non-profit organization Zaostřeno, o.p.s. and RWE Česká republika a bilingual publication Czech – American relations: A roadmap for the future

Global Security, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, United Nations, Middle East, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Democracy, Education, Human Rights, V4, Europe, Afghanistan, Economic Security, Energy Security

Feb 13, 2015 / Benjamin Tallis

All in the Same Boat

European Security Spotlight No. 3

Global Security, EU, Czech Republic, Poland, V4, Europe

Jan 30, 2015 / John K. Glenn, Bruce P. Jackson, Lukáš Kovanda, A. Wess Mitchell, Cameron Munter, Tomáš Pojar, Jiří Schneider, Alexandr Vondra

Czech-American Relations: A Roadmap for the Future

The Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations of the CEVRO Institute (PCTR) organized in 2014, in cooperation with the American Think-tank Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), a project which was supported by the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Energy Security, Economic Security, Global Security, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, USA, NATO, Russia, EU, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Democracy, Human Rights, V4, Europe

Sep 04, 2014 / Dominik Jankowski

European Security after the NATO Summit in Wales: A Polish Perspective

The current Russian-Ukrainian conflict is a game changer for European security. The entire European security architecture has trembled as the eastern flank of the continent has been destabilised. If the conflict cannot act as a unifier for the transatlant

Europe, V4, Ukraine, Poland, Russia, NATO

Aug 26, 2014 / Tomáš Profant, Patryk Toporowski

Potential for Cooperation: Polish and Czech Standpoints on the Banking Union

In their recent policy paper, Tomáš Profant and Patryk Toporowski of the Polish Institute of International Affairs find some similarities between Poland and the Czech Republic in their approaches to the Banking Union and recommend a cooperation of both co

Poland, Czech Republic, EU, Economic Security

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