Five most popular analytical contributions at our website during last month:
January 30, 2019 | Book
Throughout its existence, the Association for International Affairs (AMO) systematically monitors and analyses Czech foreign policy. Our flagship project is the annual publication Agenda for Czech Foreign Policy, the twelfth edition (the first was published in 2007) you are now reading. The book provides a comprehensive expert, yet at the same time normative, view of contemporary Czech foreign policy and represents an initiative which is unique within the field.
March 19, 2019 | Research Paper
ChinfluenCE policy paper Panda Huggers or Dragon Slayers? Images of China in the Czech and Hungarian Parliaments represents the first and so far only study of the Czech and Hungarian parliamentary discourses on China of this complexity, depth and historical scale, covering period from 1993 (1990 respectively) till the end of 2018.
April 16, 2018 | Policy Paper
Project’s first policy paper summarizes the findings of large-scale research of media reporting and political agency related to China in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia from 2010 till mid-2017. International project ChinfluenCE is implemented thanks to kind support of National Endowment for Democracy (NED).
April 25, 2018 | Research Paper
The new concept of a future 4.0 factory was presented at the Hannover trade fair for the first time already in 2011. It promised a new way of production that will be flexible, effective and ready to mass produce individualized products with lower demand for a human labour force. The opening research paper of the project Digital New Deal for V4 consists of four country reports with SWOT analyses identifying Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats for Hungary, Poland, the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic in regards to their transformation to Industry/Society 4.0.
May 24, 2019 | Briefing paper
Before the 2019 European Parliament elections, AMO publishes a briefing paper summarizing the positions of political parties in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Austria towards key current topics of the European Union. The findings confirm that there is a general agreement among the parties who currently are members of the three biggest political groups in the European Parliament – EPP, S&D and ALDE – about the need to strengthen the defense cooperation at the EU level as well as investing in security and EU external border protection.