Asociace pro mezinárodní otázky o.s.
The 13th Visegrad Summer School in Krakow has ended on 12 July. It is organized by Villa Decius Association in cooperation with Association for international Affairs. In the course of lectures, and workshops, 45 young people from twelve countries talked about the current social and political issues of Central and Eastern Europe in a group of outstanding experts. An important part of the programme was also topics related to the current events in Ukraine.
AMO with support of Czech-German Future Fund organized second workshop of Czech-German Young Professionals Program, held in Prague, between 5 and 8 June 2014. The aim was not only to speak with experts on the topic of diversity management, but also to facilitate hand-on experience of being in the shoes of some kind of minority. Check out the photos from this event.
Winners of the educational project ''I want to know my rights in the EU'' are known20.06.2014
AMO in cooperation with the Representation of the EC in the Czech Republic organized an educational project for high school students named "I want to know my rights in the EU". The best six students participated, on June 16, in rich programme - they had a chance to debate the current European issues with journalists, meet with experts and took part in on-site visit of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic and the European House.
Director of AMO Research Center as a speaker in Bratislava18.06.2014
Director of AMO Research Center Vít Dostál participated in debate "V4 and Germany: Towards a stronger alliance?" organized by Central European Policy Institute (CEPI) on June 10 in Bratislava in the framework of our joint research project. The guests included Daniel Hegedüs of DGAP and Vladimír Bilčík of SFPA.
AMO Research Fellow Václav Lídl as a speaker at the International Conference in Prague17.06.2014
AMO Research Fellow Václav Lídl attended the international conference Russia in Motion – Ambition, Capabilities and the Search for Identity, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations Prague (IRR). Lídl participated in seminar "The Media in Russia: Perspectives of an Uneasy Relation" together with journalists and analysts from Russia and the Czech Republic.
AMO organized two seminars for university students of history and religious studies of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in Kiyv on June, 5-6. The seminars were dedicated to the use of oral history in multicultural education and were led by Karina Horeni of Masaryk University and Anna Lenchovskaya, a coordinator of Shoa Foundation in Ukraine. The programme was followed by a workshop for representatives of Crimean Tatar teachers who have already participated in our project on oral history that we used to implement in Crimea.More >>
AMO supports the statement Demas addressed to the Hungarian Government16.06.2014
AMO as a member organization of Demas – Association for Democracy Assistance and Human Rights supports the letter addressed to the Hungarian Government, President of the European Commission, and the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU regarding the continuing harassment of Hungarian NGOs. The letter was signed by 16 representatives of NGOs in the European Economic and Social Committee. You can read the full statement here.
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