Past events at the Institute of International Relations, Prague, February 2015

Lecture on “What Made the OPCW Successful?” by H.E. Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, 16 February 2015, Institute of International Relations in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the Centre for European Security of the Institute of International Relations organized a lecture with a subsequent discussion with H.E. Ahmet Üzümcü, the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. The topic of the lecture was “What made the OPCW successful?”. The lecture dealt with the work of the OPCW in Syria, but it also touched upon other topics. A video from the lecture and the following interview with H.E. A. Üzümcü are now prepared for viewing.

http://iir.cz/en/article/what-made-the-opcw-successful

 

 

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Lecture on Europe, Israel and the Challenge of Radical Islam by Dr. Dan Schueftan, the Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa, 18 February 2015, Institute of International Relations in cooperation with the Embassy of the State of Israel

Dr. Dan Schueftan is the Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa, the Director of the International Graduate Program in National Security at the same university, a Visiting Professor (2012-2014) at the Department of Government at Georgetown University in Washington DC and a lecturer at the Israel Defense Forces National Defense College. In his lecture, he talked about radicalism, with a special focus on the radicalism in the Arab world and its recent religious form. The event was opened by H. E. Gary Koren, the Ambassador of Israel to the Czech Republic, and chaired by Petr Kratochvíl, the Director of the Institute of International Relations Prague. A video from the lecture and selected photographs are now prepared for viewing.

http://iir.cz/en/article/europe-israel-and-the-challenge-of-radical-islam

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