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Middle-Income Trap in Prague21.07.2015
AMO and The Kosciuszko Institute with support of the International Visegrad Fund organized the international expert conference Middle-Income Trap in V4 Countries? focused on Central European convergence to the economic level of Western Europe. AMO was represented by Alice Rezková and Kryštof Kruliš. Kruliš presented a set of recommendations for the Czech government. Photo gallery here and video here.
Priorities of the Visegrad Group Presidency15.07.2015
AMO in cooperation with the CEC Government Relations organized the business brunch in Brussels dealing with the Czech V4 Presidency that the country assumed on July 1. The main speakers of the event were Tomáš Prouza, Czech State Secretary for European Affairs, Ondřej Benešík, Chairperson of the Committee on European Affairs of the Czech Chamber of Deputies and AMO Director Vlaďka Votavová.
Czech Presidency of the Visegrad Group14.07.2015
AMO published policy paper on the occasion of the inception of the Czech Presidency in the Visegrad Group. This document focuses on the main priorities of the presidency: internal coherence, energy security, digital agenda, security cooperation and the Eastern Partnership Initiative. Agenda of the Visegrad Group has been according to authors significantly Europeanized in the course of past ten years. Hence, Czech Presidency has bigger chance to influence policies on the top European level.
Sharing Czech experience with inclusive education10.07.2015
Association for International Affairs organized study trip of Ukrainian experts to the Czech Republic devoted to the inclusive education and management of education. Ukrainian experts met their Czech counterparts from universities and state administration and also undertook excursions to several educational facilities. The project is being supported by the Transitions Promotion Program of the Czech MFA.
Antall József Summer School was commenced in Budapest. AMO has become proud institutional partner of this event in 2015. There will be more than 50 participants from around the world. Our Research Fellows Kryštof Kruliš and Michal Lebduška will have each their lecture. Kruliš will focus on the euro adoption in the Visegrad Group states and Lebduška will devote his lecture to the role of NATO in the Ukrainian Crisis.
Multicultural and dramatic education for Ukrainian teachers05.07.2015
Seminars devoted to multicultural training accompanied by workshops regarding dramatic education were organized in Kyiv in the frame of AMO’s transformation project focused on the development of alternative education. Ukrainians could become acquainted with topic that is increasingly gaining momentum because of the inner migration in the country. The project is being supported by the Transitions Promotion Program of the Czech MFA.
Visegrad Summer School began in Cracow. This fortnight event will be attended by 50 university students, PhD students, young teachers and journalists from more than 30 countries. AMO is a long-term partner of this social and educational initiative which is being organized by Polish Villa Decius. We are represented there by our lecturer and colleague Vít Borčany.
AMO in Media
Prague Daily Monitor
Respekt: Foreign scientists aid Czech inter-cultural understanding
Middle Income Trap in V4 Countries?
ROC Navy launches combat support ship (pp. 18)
AMO Research Paper
The Intellectual Property Rights in China’s Trade Policy
Friends of Europe
EU-CHINA - Shaping a shared future
The National Interest
Taiwan Can't Save the South China Sea
CEPI Policy Brief
V4 in EP: Punching above its weight?