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PSSI Delivers a Lecture at the European Centre for Space Law Summer Course in Helsinki

07.09.2018

PSSI’s Senior Fellow, Dr. Martina Smuclerova, delivered a lecture on „Military Activities in Outer Space“ at the 27th Summer Course on Space Law and Policy of the European Centre for Space Law held in Helsinki from August 27 to September 7, 2018. The presentation outlined the legal framework of the use of force in space and explained the applicable space law norms as well as rules of general international law. Dr. Smuclerova highlighted the topical issues in the domain of space security such as the recent call of the U.S. Administration to create a Space Force as a new service of the U.S. military, and provided an assessment of this policy direction from the perspective of international law. Rules of general international law regulating military activities apply in principle in Outer Space with the limitations defined by space law and other relevant lex specialis. For more information on the ECSL Summer Course 2018, see ECSL website.

PSSI Addresses Forum for Integrated National Security (FINS) during India’s SAGAR 2.0 Discourse

30.10.2018

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, participated in a panel discussion on “International Space Cooperation” at Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) Discourse 2.0 organized by India’s Forum for ... more »

PSSI Published a Briefing Paper Focusing on the External Influence in the Economic Sphere in Western Balkans

24.10.2018

This is the third briefing paper (out of a series of six), presenting the results of the ongoing research within the project “Western Balkans at the Crossroads: Assessing Non-Democratic External Influence Activities” launched ... more »

CSIS Director of Missile Defense Project Delivers Guest Lecture to PSSI Security Scholars

24.10.2018

On October 24, 2018, Tom Karako, Senior Fellow and Director of the Missile Defense Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), delivered a guest lecture on “The Future of Air and Missile Defense for Europe and Eastern ... more »

PSSI Takes Part in CSIS Discussion on Reorganizing the Missile Defense Enterprise

20.10.2018

PSSI’s Space Security Program Director, Dr. Jana Robinson, took part in a closed roundtable, organized on October 19, 2018, by CSIS Missile Defense Project, headed by Tom Karako, on issues related to the evolution of the missile defense enterprise. ... more »

Call for Applications: Workshop “Become a Mythbuster” on Disinformation and Fact-Checking Tools for Students of Journalism

16.10.2018

PSSI is now accepting applications from students of journalism and related subjects for the workshop, “Become a Mythbuster.” The deadline for applications is on the 20th of November, 2018.  The workshop will focus on disinformation ... more »

PSSI at 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

07.10.2018

PSSI took part in the 69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) held this year on October 1-5, 2018, in Bremen, Germany. The theme of this year’s Congress was “IAC2018 – Involving Eveyone“ (more information about ... more »