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Agenda for Czech Foreign Policy 2015

04.03.2015

Association for International Affairs kindly invites you to the formal presentation of its landmark publication Agenda for Czech Foreign Policy 2015. This event will take place at 17 p.m. March 23 in Era svět, Prague. In the panel discussion will express their opinions on the state of the Czech foreign policy the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Petr Drulák and his predecessor Jiří Schneider. The main guests will be joined also by the editors of the publication director of the Research Center Vít Dostál and AMO research fellow Jakub Eberle.

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First ever international model at the Prague Student Summit

04.03.2015
First ever international model at the Prague Student Summit

As of March 3, Prague Student Summit has initiated simulated negotiations of the brand new Model V4+ for students from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Germany. It is the very first international model in the 20 years' history of the project that supplemets already existing UN, NATO, and EU Models. The Model V4+ is supported by Youth in Action, International Visegrad Fund and Czech-German Future Fund.

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Czech-German Young Professionals Program

21.02.2015
Czech-German Young Professionals Program

Association for International Affairs has initiated the application process for the Czech-German Young Professionals Program (CGYPP). It was established in 2008 as an international network of young experts, multipliers, movers and shakers from Germany and the Czech Republic from the fields of academia, business, media, politics, public administration and NGOs. The deadline for your applications is February 28. CGYPP is kindly supported by the Czech-German Fund for Future.

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What is wrong with the Czech economy?

16.02.2015

Association for International Affairs publishes briefing paper of its research fellow Kryštof Kruliš dealing with causes of stalled Czech economy. The Czech GDP per capita stays roughly at the level of 80% of the EU and cannot progress significantly further. Kruliš blames for this the frequent change of governments, lack of lasting structural reforms or unfinished modern infrastructure network. Briefing paper is part of the project supported by Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom.

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Working lunch for journalists

16.02.2015

AMO organized with the kind support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom working lunch for journalists with the Vice-President of the Confederation of Industry Czech Republic Radek Špicar on February 2. Key topic of this session represented the stagnation of Czech economy and stalled modernization of Czech transport infrastructure. This working lunch was a part of project Raising and cultivating Czech media awareness on EU economic agenda. Photo gallery here.

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Slavkov trilateral meeting

13.02.2015

Association for International Affairs publishes joint briefing paper of the Director of the Research Center Vít Dostál and the Managing Director of the Central European Policy Institute Milan Nič titled Slavkov trilateral meeting: no challenge to Visegrad. Both authors agree that the Slavkov initiative does not look likely to have a lasting effect. In the long-term, each of the three countries has their own set of core interests and partnerships.

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Prague Student Summit – 5th Workshop

06.02.2015

The educational project Prague Student Summit organized fifth preparatory workshop. In the frame of this project hundreds of Czech high school and university students simulate the institutional bodies of the United Nations, European Union, NATO and Visegrad Four.

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