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Energy Security Academy 2017 has just begun

13.02.2017

Today, PSSI launched its fifth one-week intensive Energy Security Academy, organized in cooperation with Masaryk University’s Centre for Energy Studies. This year’s program focuses on innovative policies and technologies advancing energy security.

Václav Trejbal from the Confederation of Industry opened the course with a general overview of the Czech energy sector. He was followed by Filip Černoch who talked about the transformation of the energy market and Lukáš Lehotský who gave a lecture on energy efficiency. Participants have four more days full of lectures, workshops and presentations ahead.

PSSI is 6th in ranking in Central and Eastern Europe in prestigious University of Pennsylvania “2016 Global Go-To Think Tank Index“

09.02.2017

The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) is pleased to announce that it has maintaned its 6th position in global ranking in the cathegory Central and Eastern Europe (including Russia) for the second consecutive year and remains the ... more »

PSSI's Ivana Smolenova on disinformation in Eastern Europe for SFR (Switzerland's radio and TV broadcaster)

08.02.2017

PSSI's Ivana Smolenova commented on the Russian disinformation in Eastern Europe and on the fight of Czechs against it for the Swiss television SFR (Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen). She focused on the high number of "Fake news" ... more »

PSSI Participated in an expert seminar on energy security in Bratislava

25.01.2017

On January 17, PSSI took part in an expert seminar in Bratislava focusing on energy security in the Visegrad region. The seminar was organised within the project "Energy Market in Central Europe - New Opportunities, New Challenges" led by the ... more »

A series of blogs were published about economic relations between Visegrad countries and Russia

03.01.2017

In light of the strained ties that soured over the conflict in Ukraine, PSSI is currently involved in a project concerning the development of economic relations between Visegrad countries and Russia. As part of this undertaking, a series ... more »

The Oldřich Černý Ph.D. Scholarship at Charles University

02.01.2017

On November 28, PSSI’s Chairman and Co-Founder Roger W. Robinson, Jr. and Dr. Jakub Končelík, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University signed a contract to establish The Oldřich Černý Ph.D. Scholarship ... more »

What was Russia's rationale for expropriation of Ukrainian Black Sea gas resources? Blog post by Maksym Bugriy

20.12.2016

In November, as part of PSSI's Economic and Financial Threat Program, a closed-door roundtable was held on Russia's oil-and gas-driven militarization of Crimea and the Black Sea, which featured NATO officials and Ukrainian energy experts among ... more »